Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

This journal contains scientific writings or essays in various fields of science and Mathematics which include:

1. Mathematics
2. Physics
3. Chemistry
4. Biology
5. Marine Sciences
6. Pharmacy

sourced from the results of research, surveys, or literature reviews, which have never been published in other publications.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

  1. Receive incoming papers (and immediately provide information back to the sender that the paper has entered and will soon be further processed).
  2. Report the paper to the Chief Editor to consider whether the paper can be further processed. (If, based on the editor's consideration the paper cannot be processed further, the employee must immediately provide information to the author / sender that the paper is not accepted.)
  3. Contact the Supervisor (on the recommendation of Pim Red) and immediately send a paper that has been recommended to be supervised by the Supervisor.
  4. Receive back the paper that has been supervised by the Supervisor and report the results to Pim Red for immediate action.
  5. Papers that have been selected by supervisors and are suitable for publication will be immediately processed and edited in accordance with the established editorial rules.
  6. Contact the author that the paper has been approved for publication.
  7. Resend the draft paper to the author before it is published until the author agrees and or revises the draft.
  8. Ask for contributions to the author of the publication of the paper.


Publication Frequency

JPS FMIPA UNSRI publish 3 times a year on April, August, and December.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Publication Ethics

This is the statement of ethics for Jurnal Penelitian Sains published by Unit Penelitian dan Pengabdian Masyarakat FMIPA Universitas Sriwijaya. This statement was adapted from the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and covers the code of ethics for chief editor, editorial board members, reviewers and authors. 

Articles published in Jurnal Penelitian Sains is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge on education and those are a direct reflection of the writers and institutions quality. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the authors, the journal editors, the peer reviewers, the publisher and the society.  Editors of Jurnal Penelitian Sains  are committed to guarantee that all procedures are directed merely to facilitate an objective and intellectual treatment. Further, the editors and reviewers evaluate manuscripts without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or certain political and group interest.

Duties Of Authors

  1. Have the responsibility of ensuring only new and original work is submitted.
  2. Must not reproduce work that has been previously published in other journals.
  3. Must not submit any articles that are being reviewed or considered by the journal to other journals simultaneously.
  4. Are only allowed to publish their work elsewhere after receiving a formal rejection from the journal or if their request to withdraw their work is officially accepted by the journal.
  5. Must inform the Chief Editor or the publisher of any inaccuracy of data in their published work so that correction or retraction of article can be done.
  6. Should make significant contributions and be held accountable for any shortcoming in their work.
Duties Of Reviewers
  1. Must disclose any competing interest before agreeing to review a submission.
  2. Can refuse to review any submission due to a conflict of interest or inadequate knowledge.
  3. Review all submissions objectively, fairly and professionally.
  4. Reveal any ethical misconduct encountered while reviewing to the Chief Editor for further action.
  5. Should ensure the originality of a submission and be alert to any plagiarism and redundant publication.
  6. Must not discuss the content of the submission without permission.
  7. Adhere to the time allocated for the review process. Requests for extension to review the submission is at the discretion of the Chief Editor.
Duties Of Editorial Board Members
  1. Actively contribute to the development and the greater good of the journal.
  2. Act as ambassadors for the journal.
  3. Continuously support and promote the journal.
  4. Review any work assigned to them.
Duties Of Chief Editor
  1. Evaluate manuscripts fairly and solely on their intellectual merit.
  2. Ensure confidentiality of manuscripts and not disclose any information regarding manuscripts to anyone other than the people involved in the publishing process.
  3. Has the responsibility to decide when and which articles are to be published.
  4. Actively seek the views of board members, reviewers and authors on how to improve/ increase the image and visibility of the journal.
  5. Give clear instructions to potential contributors on the submission process and what is expected of the authors.
  6. Ensure appropriate reviewers are selected/ identified for the reviewing process.