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Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal BIOETHICA is an online edition of the Hellenic National Bioethics Commission, which covers the whole thematic area of contemporary bioethics, e.g. the doctor/patient relationship, end-of-life decisions, ethical issues in human reproduction, clinical research, genetic and biological research, gene therapy, biobanks, neuroscience, nanotechnology, genetic engineering, management of biological wealth, ethics in scientific research, treatment of animals, transhumanism, patents on biology and biotechnology.

The papers published in the Journal are neither published nor under consideration for publication by any other journal, national or international.

Aims and Scope

The aim of the Journal is to provide information and facilitate the exchange of knowledge and of views among scientists from different fields, with a practical or theoretical interest for issues concerning Bioethics.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Editorial

Editors
  • Vasiliki Mollaki (Βασιλική Μολλάκη)
  • Takis Vidalis
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Original Articles

Editors
  • Roxani Fragou (Ρωξάνη Φράγκου)
  • Vasiliki Mollaki (Βασιλική Μολλάκη)
  • Christos Sermié (Χρήστος Σερμιέ)
  • Takis Vidalis
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Reviews

Editors
  • Roxani Fragou (Ρωξάνη Φράγκου)
  • Vasiliki Mollaki (Βασιλική Μολλάκη)
  • Christos Sermié (Χρήστος Σερμιέ)
  • Takis Vidalis
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Papers submitted to BIOETHICA are peer-reviewed in a double-blind evaluation process; each paper is being assessed by two reviewers. In case of conflicting reviewer comments the final decision rests with a third reviewer appointed by the Editorial Board. Anonymity is maintained between the authors and the reviewers.

Length of the review procedure

The standard length of time for the review procedure is eight weeks, beginning from the date on which the Editor acknowledges the submission of the manuscript.

 

Publication Frequency

BIOETHICA is being published twice annually.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public contributes to global knowledge exchange. We encourage authors to deposit their articles, as well as data underlying the publications, in institutional and/or other appropriate subject repositories.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...