Review process

Each submitted article is independently reviewed and if deemed suitable for CAJWR, it is sent to two referees for double blind peer review. Based on reviewers’ recommendation, it will be decided whether the paper should be accepted in the current form, revised or rejected. 

Reviewers are considering of the following aspects of the manuscript:

  • Does it address current scientific issues according to the scope of CAJWR?
  • Does it present new concepts, ideas, tools or data?
  • Does it have significant conclusions?
  • Are the scientific methods and assumptions correct and clear?
  • Is the description of experiments and calculations complete and accurate enough to be reproduced by fellow scientists (traceability)?
  • Do the authors clearly indicate their new / original contributions?
  • Does the title clearly reflect the content of the manuscript?
  • Is the overall presentation well-structured and understandable?
  • Are the quantity and quality of references appropriate?

Authors are encouraged to include a list of 3-4 potential reviewers with contact information (name, email address, affiliation).

The suggested reviewers must meet the following requirements:

a) the reviewer must be competent in the relevant scientific field;

b) the affiliation of the reviewer must be different from the first author;

с) the author and a reviewer should not have joint publications for the last 3 years.

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