JBE follows international standards of ethics in research and publishes original research. For originality, the editorial team has access to Turnitin software which detects similarity of the submitted articles. Plagiarism in any form is unacceptable. The journal requires that the manuscripts submitted for publication must be of author’s own work and must not have been published elsewhere or submitted to any other journal for publication. Multiple versions of papers based on the same research or same data are also unacceptable.
The authors are also required to provide evidence of the informed consent. The author should state in the methods section whether participants provided informed consent in written or in verbal form. Information on informed consent should be included in the manuscript text