AOSIS endorses and applies the standards of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), which promotes integrity in peer-reviewed research publications.

AOSIS and editors shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of articles where research misconduct has occurred. The journal and its editors do not encourage misconduct, or knowingly allow misconduct to take place.

Please read the following publication policies relating to the above statement:

1.    Human/animal right

2.    Plagiarism and fabrication

In the event that AOSIS or the journal editors are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct AOSIS or the editors shall deal with allegations appropriately. AOSIS and editors are always willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.

Please read the following publication policy relating to retracting or correcting articles when needed:

1.    Correcting the record