Submit the completed forms on the journal website during the manuscript submission process (Step 4). Kindly proceed to download the forms below.


Author licensing and account forms

  1. Author declaration and publication licence
  2. Author account form (society)


Manuscripts not deemed suitable for publication by the Editor-in-Chief will be released from the publication agreement. All sections in respect of the publishing licensing shall be null and void, and the authors will be free to submit the manuscript to any other publication.


Submission and accompanying statements

  1. Manuscript cover letter
  2. Acknowledgement and ethical consideration statements


The information requested in the above forms needs to be disclosed by the author at the submission stage. It will not form part of the peer review evaluation process.