Public Policy of Natural and Engineering Sciences

Peer Review
All manuscripts are subject to at least double peer reviews and are expected to meet standards of significance and academic excellence. If approved by the editor, submissions will be considered by reviewers, whose identities will remain anonymous to the authors.

The Author declares that the manuscript is original and has not been published elsewhere in any form, that it has not been submitted to any journal/proceedings and that it will not be submitted to any other journal/proceedings. The Author is responsible for the research and results described in the paper If it is accepted for publication in the NESciencesIf the article is a joint work of several authors (co-authors), the Author who submits the article declares that any person named as author (co-author) of the Article is aware of the requirements of this agreement and has agreed to be so named. The Author warrants that the article does not infringe upon any copyright, contains no libelous or otherwise unlawful statements and does not otherwise infringe on the rights of others. The Author transfers the copyright for this publication/article to the Publisher. The Author licenses to the Publisher the right to distribute the Article as a part of NESciences.
Authors must follow the national and international ethical standards for all kind of experiments (both on human beings, and on animals).

NESciences uses the Plagiarism software to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscripts. Manuscripts that are found to have been plagiarized from a manuscript by other authors, whether published or unpublished, will incur plagiarism sanctions.

Open Access authors retain the copyrights of their papers, and all open access articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.
All published works in the NESciences is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License which permits anyone to copy, redistribute, remix, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited.

Open Access
Natural and Engineering Sciences is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access.

Conflicts of Interest
Authors must declare all potential interests whether or not they actually had an influence on a ‘Compliance with Ethical Standards’ section, which should explain why the interest may be a conflict. If there are none, the authors should state “The author(s) declare(s) that there is no conflict of interest regarding the publication of this article.” Submitting authors are responsible for co-authors declaring their interests. All funding, whether a conflict or not, must be declared. The involvement of anyone other than the authors who 1) has an interest in the outcome of the work; 2) is affiliated to an organization with such an interest; or 3) was employed or paid by a funder, in the commissioning, conception, planning, design, conduct, or analysis of the work, the preparation or editing of the manuscript or the decision to publish must be declared at the Conflict of Interest.
When reporting studies that involve Welfare of Animals and/or Human Rights,  authors should include a relevant statement as described in the Guide for authors.