Editorial board

All submitted work will undergo rigorous peer review before the decision to publish. When the manuscript is received by the editorial office, the corresponding author will be sent an acknowledgment with an assigned manuscript number. This number should be referenced for all  future communications. The editor in chief will send the paper to the relevant section editor, who will then assign the paper to  at least 2 reviewers. If there is a disagreement between reviewers, more reviewers will be consulted. The section editor will decide on the 4 possible outcomes
  1. Accept as is
  2. Minor revisions
  3. Major revisions
  4. Reject
The timeline for the first review will be 45-60 days. The editor-in chief will inform the corresponding author of the decision. The authors have the right to  perform the revisions or retract the manuscript at this stage. The authors are given 30 days to revise the manuscript, this period may be extended if requested by the authors when extensive revisions are needed. The first revision of the paper will be reviewed by the section editor and the outcome can be
  1. Accept as is
  2. Minor revisions
  3. Reject
The authors have 3 weeks to perform the second revisions. Once the paper has been accepted for publication, the authors will receive payment details of the processing fee. The manuscript will be printed on-line within 3 weeks after acceptance, provided payment has been received.