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Peer-review policy

Peer-review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Independent researchers in the relevant research area assess submitted manuscripts for originality, validity and significance to help editors determine whether the manuscript should be published in their journal. You can read more about the peer-review process here.

Speed (average)
72 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
51 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

Usage (2020)
22,324 downloads (2021)
4 Altmetric mentions (2021)