By submitting a manuscript to HERS, as an author you agree to comply with the following Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement.

  1. The author(s) must submit their original research work.
  2. Author(s) should avoid misinterpretation of research results.
  3. Submitting your work more than one journal is totally unethical behavior.
  4. The published work should not be submitted for publication in any other journal.
  5. The plagiarism must be avoided by the author(s).
  6. Proper acknowledgements to other works must be given and cited.
  7. Author should take consent of all co-author(s) before submitting manuscript.
  8. In case, the editor has to communicate the author(s) regarding submitted manuscript or post publication requirement, it is responsibility of the sole author (here first name in case more than one author) to inform all other coauthors about communication made between editor and sole author.
  9. Changes in authorship and order of author(s) are not accepted after submission.
  10. A conflict of interest may exist when result, conclusions or judgment regarding the research is influenced by the factors such as financial gain, association with any specific ideology or personal relationships. All authors are required to disclose any financial gain, personal relationship, organization or other associations that may influence or be perceived to influence, their work.
  11. In case any unethical practices are found in the manuscript, the sole responsibility will be of author(s).