Publication Ethics

Researchers should conduct their research from research proposal to publication in line with the best practices and codes of conduct of relevant professional bodies and/or national and international regulatory bodies. IJCBR accepts manuscripts prepared in accordance with the “Uniform Requirements for Submission of Manuscripts for Biomedical Journals adopted by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Details of ICMJE and COPE are available at and

Correction and Retraction Policy  

  • IJCBR will publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies by authors when needed.
  • In no case shall IJCBR encourage misconduct, or knowingly allow such misconduct to take place, If IJCBR editor is made aware of any allegation of research misconduct, he/she shall deal with allegations appropriately.
  • In case of the journal is informed with any form of misconduct including, falsification, fabrication, or plagiarism after the article is published (publications that contain such seriously flawed or erroneous data that their findings and conclusions cannot be relied upon), the editor will immediately contact the corresponding author with such misconduct. The editorial board will investigate the case to confirm the misconduct. After allegation and confirmation of the misconduct, the article will be retracted with a notification stating the retraction reasons on the journal website. The author will be prevented from submission of any articles to IJCBR in the future. Besides, the editor will notify the author institution. The journal will follow the retraction guidelines by the committee on publications ethics (COPE);