Scientific Research Ethics

Scientific Research Ethics

Scientific methods are used in obtaining, analyzing, interpreting and reaching the data. Non-scientific results cannot be used as research results.

Author(s) must adhere to the national and international agreements during research period and must obtain permission from the competent authorities.

The data obtained in the studies must be used in the manner/form permitted by the authorities. It is essential that data, which must not be shared, remain confidential.

Researchers are obliged to inform the relevant persons and institutions about the problems that may occur after research done. Each researcher has the right not to participate in research due to these unintended consequences.


Publication Ethics

Persons who do not contribute to the study during scientific research and writing should not be cited as authors.

The author(s) must avoid situations such as irresponsible authorship, plagiarism, junk science, multicasting, segmentally publications, biased source, biased publication, and human-animal ethics.

The author(s) must follow the citation system stated in the journal during the writing phase of the manuscript.

Unpublished or un-presented works should not be cited in the manuscripts.

All or part of any work cannot be published without permission or citation (plagiarism is not allowed).

The author(s), if any, must state the financial sources of the study.


Referee Ethics

Referee(s);

· must be experts in the fields of subjects of the manuscript.

· is (are) obliged to objectively and clearly his/her criticism. He/she must not act in accordance with his / her personal interests / opinions and, if necessary, refuse to act as a referee.

· should take into consideration the texts are personal during the evaluation process and should not share the texts with third parties.

· should not transfer information from the manuscript for their own work and should not seek any academic / personal interest.

· should provide clear and detailed reasons for the articles to be rejected.

· should also take into account the journal's scientific research and publication ethic rules.


Editorial Ethics

Editor (s):

· is obliged to appoint at least two referees appropriate to the subject of the candidate manuscripts.

· must ensure communication between the referee(s) and the author in charge, taking into account the blind review process.

· must maintain their relations in a transparent and objective manner without discrimination between any authors and referees.

· must not use their position for their own individual and academic interests.

· must provide clear and detailed justifications for the manuscripts they will reject.

· must also consider scientific research, publication and review ethics.