About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Focus and Scope of Jurnal Saintika Unpam: Jurnal Sains dan Matematika Unpam is articles raised from the results of research, studies, and scientific work in the fields of:

  1. Pure Mathematics; 
  2. Applied Mathematics;
  3. Computational Mathematics; 
  4. Statistics;
  5. Mathematics Education; 
  6. Physics; 
  7. Chemistry; and 
  8. Biology


Peer Review Process

  1. Submission of Articles.

    The author submits articles under the focus and scope specified by the Journal of Saintika Unpam through the submission channel.

  2. Assessment by Managing Editor.

    The editor accepts the submission and evaluated by the editorial manager of the potential for plagiarism and compliance with journal writing guidelines. This process does not consider the article's content quality.

  3. Rating by Editor In Chief (EIC).

    The EIC checks that the article fits within the journal's scope and is original and exciting enough to be published in a journal. If proper, the article passed on to reviewers for the review process. If it does not match, the item will be rejected without further review.

  4. EIC assigns Editorial Board.

    In the process of forwarding the article to the reviewer, EIC assigns the editorial board who will take full responsibility in the communication between the writer and the reviewer.

  5. Invitation to reviewers

    The editorial board will decide and invites the reviewer to give a willingness to check the article.

  6. The review process.

    Reviewers consider suitability to their ability, potential conflicts of interest, and time availability. If possible, when they refuse, they might also suggest alternative reviewers.

  7. The editor evaluates the results of the review.

    The editorial board considers all returned reviews before making an overall decision. If the results of the investigation are very different, the editor can invite other reviewers to get more opinions before deciding.

  8. Decisions communicated.

    The editor sends a decision email to the author, including relevant reviewer comments. If accepted, the next process is preparation for publication with the author.

    If the article is rejected or sent back for large or small revisions, the editorial board must include constructive comments from reviewers to help the writer improve the article. The reviewer is also sent an email or letter to let them know the results of their review. If the paper is sent back for revision, the reviewer expects to receive the new version, unless the author has opted out of further participation. However, if only minor changes are requested, this follow-up review can be carried out by the editorial board.

Publication Frequency

The schedule of Jurnal Saintika Unpam: Jurnal Sains dan Matematika Unpam regularly published every six months (twice a year) in July and January.

Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics for Journal Editors

Editors should be accountable for everything published in their journal. Including have measures in place to assess the quality of the material they accept for the journal and a willingness to publish corrections and clarifications when required.

Editors should act in a fair and balanced way when carrying out their duties, without discrimination on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religious or political beliefs.

Editors should guide authors and reviewers on everything that they expected.

Peer Review

Editors should make decisions on which articles to publish based on quality and suitability for the journal and without interference from the journal owner/publisher.

A description of peer review processes should be published, and editors should be ready to justify any substantial deviation from the described methods.

Editors should handle submissions in a fair, unbiased and timely manner and treat all manuscripts as confidential, for distribution to others for purposes of peer-review only.

Editors should have systems to ensure that peer reviewers’ identities are protected unless they use an open review system that is declared to authors and reviewers.

Journals should have policies and systems in place to ensure that commercial considerations do not affect editorial decisions. Editors should handle submissions for funded issues in the same way as for standard items so that articles are accepted entirely on their academic merit and without commercial influence.

Editors should be guided by COPE flowcharts in cases of suspected misconduct (including plagiarism) or disputed authorship.

Journals should have a declared mechanism for authors to appeal against editorial decisions.

♪ Editorial Board

Editors should provide new editorial board members with guidelines on everything that is expected of them and should keep existing members updated on new policies and developments.

♪ Conflicts of Interest

Editors should have systems for managing their conflicts of interest as well as those of their staff, authors, reviewers, and editorial board members.

Publication Ethics for Journal Authors

Authors should declare that all work in their submitted piece is original, and cite content from other sources appropriately to avoid plagiarism.

Authors must ensure their contribution does not contain any libellous matter or infringe any copyright or other intellectual property rights or any other rights of any third party.

The listing of authors should accurately reflect who carried out the research and wrote the article, and all of the co-authors should jointly determine the order of authorship.

All authors should be aware of the submission of their paper to the journal and agree to the primary author signing an IPR form on their behalf.

Authors should ensure that their manuscript as submitted is not under consideration (or accepted for publication) elsewhere. Where sections of the document overlap with published or submitted content, this should be acknowledged and cited.

Authors should obtain permission to reproduce any content from third-party sources (text and images). Unfortunately, the Press is unable to publish third-party content for which permission has not been obtained (excluding material covered by fair dealing).

The source of funding for a research project should be listed on all funded research papers. Other sources of support (including funding for Open Access article processing charges) should also be identified in the manuscript, typically in an acknowledgement.

Authors should declare any potential conflicts of interest relating to a specific article.

Authors should inform the editor or publisher if there is a significant error in their published piece, and work with the editor to publish an erratum, addendum or retraction where necessary.

Authors have the right to appeal to editorial decisions.

Publication Ethics for Journal Article Reviewers

Reviewers should assist in improving the quality of a submitted article by reviewing the manuscript with care, consideration, and objectivity promptly.

Reviewers should inform the journal editor of any published or submitted content that is similar to the material under review, or any suspected plagiarism.

Reviewers should declare any potential conflicts of interest relating to a specific article or author.

Reviewers should respect the confidentiality of any information or material supplied during the review process.

Reference Management

Plagiarism Checker

Journal History

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