Publication Ethics and Malpractice Polic

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Policy

  1. Authors Responsibilities

All authors have significantly contributed to the research. The originality of submitted materials should exceed 60%; in the article, all citing sources references should be specified correctly.

Presently, publications in journal “Space and Time” are carried out on a non-commercial basis, and it has no plans in the near future to establish this kind of fee. Nevertheless, as soon as the Editorial Board will decide on the establishment of fees for publishing, information about it will be clearly stated in Website of Journal, so authors readers will be able to read about it before begin preparing their manuscript for submission.

All authors are obliged to provide:

  • information on affiliation,
  • list of references,
  • information on financial support (if there is any),
  • retractions or corrections of mistakes (in accordance with peer-reviewing results),
  • payment for additional work in preparing articles for publication (if necessary, in accordance with the account sent by the Editor-in-Chief).

Journal does not publish works previously published in other editions. To publish same research in more than one journal is forbidden.

The exceptions are rare materials, published at least 70 years ago and having scientific and educational value, including those published in foreign languages. Such materials are published, accompanied by an Editorial (Author’s) comment.


  1. Reviewers and Editors Responsibilities

Reviewers and editors shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred.

In the event that a reviewers or editors are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct they shall inform Editor-in-Chief about it appropriately.

In the event that any Author’s or Reviewer’s malpractices have been revealed by results of reviewing, Editor-in-Chief or Editorial Counsel of Journal may refuse any further collaboration with them.

Editor-in Chief and members of Editorial Border of Journal have the right for retracting or correcting articles when needed.

Editors should always are willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.

For additional technical work to prepare the material for publication in accordance with the Requirements of the Journal, its Editorial Board has the right to request additional payment. In this case, the Editor-in-Chief makes out an itemized bill and sends it to the Author.