Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

1. Publication Ethics:

Metal Powder Report (MPR) adheres to the highest standards of publication ethics and integrity. We are committed to upholding the following principles:

  • Authorship: Authors should ensure that all individuals who have made significant contributions to the research are listed as co-authors. Honorary or guest authorship is not acceptable.

  • Originality and Plagiarism: Authors should ensure that their work is original and properly cited. Plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, is considered unethical and will not be tolerated.

  • Data Integrity: Authors should accurately report their research findings and provide raw data when requested for verification purposes. Falsification or fabrication of data is unacceptable.

  • Conflicts of Interest: Authors should disclose any potential conflicts of interest that may influence the interpretation or presentation of their research findings.

  • Peer Review: Reviewers should conduct the peer review process objectively and provide constructive feedback to authors. They should disclose any conflicts of interest and maintain confidentiality throughout the review process.

2. Publication Malpractice Statement:

Metal Powder Report (MPR) takes allegations of publication misconduct seriously. In cases of suspected misconduct, the following procedures will be followed:

  • Investigation: Any allegations of publication misconduct will be thoroughly investigated by the editorial team in accordance with established guidelines and procedures.

  • Authorship Disputes: Authorship disputes will be resolved based on contributions to the research and adherence to authorship criteria. The corresponding author is responsible for obtaining consent from all co-authors.

  • Plagiarism Detection: Manuscripts submitted to Metal Powder Report (MPR) are screened for plagiarism using appropriate software. If plagiarism is detected, the manuscript will be rejected or retracted, and appropriate action will be taken against the responsible author(s).

  • Data Integrity: Any concerns regarding the integrity or validity of research data will be investigated promptly. Authors may be requested to provide raw data for verification purposes.

  • Corrections and Retractions: Metal Powder Report (MPR) will consider corrections, retractions, or expressions of concern in cases of scientific misconduct, errors, or misleading information.

3. Contact Information:

For inquiries regarding publication ethics or suspected publication misconduct, please contact the editorial office.

Note to Authors, Reviewers, and Readers:

Metal Powder Report (MPR) is committed to maintaining the highest standards of ethics and integrity in all aspects of its publication process. We rely on the cooperation and vigilance of authors, reviewers, and readers to uphold these principles and ensure the credibility and trustworthiness of our journal. Thank you for your support in promoting ethical publishing practices.