To publish an article in a research journal, the author(s) are requested to get the ethical permission from their institute. In this permission, the authors will agree upon standard ethical behavior.
Before you plan to start a research, project involving human participants or personal data, you must apply for an “ethical approval” for that from one of the University’s research ethics committees. The information requested by your local committee will depend on your discipline and the type of research that you intend to undertake.
Examples of local ethics authorities in different universities:
The below table describes the requirement of approval code in different types of manuscripts.
|Manuscript Type||Ethical Approval Code|
|Case Reports||required/optional ***|