AHR Academic integrity statement
Authors, editors, and reviewers are expected to be aware of, and comply with, best practice in publication ethics: 1) Authors are required to comply with publication ethics specifically but not limited to authorship (for example avoidance of ghost or guest authorship), dual submission, plagiarism, manipulation of figures, competing interests and compliance with policies on research ethics. 2) Reviewers and editors are required to treat manuscripts fairly and in confidence, and to declare any competing interests.
We will vigorously investigate allegations of research or publication misconduct and we reserve the right to contact authors¡¯ institutions, funders or regulatory bodies if needed. If you have any concerns about potential misconduct, please email the journal directly (AHR@cib.ac.cn).