Ethical Clearance

Because the research involves human subjects, every article submitted to the IJPE must meet the ethical clearance requirements, including:

  1. Ethical approval for all research
  2. Protection of participants
  3. Informed consent
  4. No coercion
  5. The right to withdraw.
  6. Anonymity and confidentiality
  7. Appropriate exclusion criteria.
  8. Concern about participant's health and well-being.
  9. Duty of care.
  10. Additional safeguards for research with vulnerable populations
  11. Ethical treatment of non-human animals.
  12. Appropriate supervision.

Further explanation regarding this can be accessed at the following link.