Peer Review Process

The articles are primarily evaluated by our statisticians and internal screeners who check the articles for any methodological flaws, format, and their compliance with the journal’s instructions. Then a submission code will be allocated and all the future contacts should be based on this code. Through a double-anonymized review, the articles will be reviewed by at least two external (peer) reviewers. Their comments will be passed to the authors and their responses to the comments along with the reviewers’ comments will then be evaluated by the Editor-in-Chief, and a final reviewer who can be a member of the Editorial Board. The final review process will be discussed in regular editorial board sessions and on the basis of the comments, the Editors-in-Chief will decide which articles should be published. Judgments are objective; -reviewers have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders. It should be noted that articles submitted by the staff and editors of the IJNS will also be subjected to peer review and the editor plays no role in the review or decision.