About Journal

Aims and Scope

Iranian Journal of Medical Physics (IJMP)  is the official scientific bimonthly publication of the Iranian Association of Medical Physicists. IJMP is an international and multidisciplinary journal, peer review, free of charge publication and open access. This journal devoted to publish Original Papers, Review Articles, Short Communications, Technical Notes, Editorial and Letters to the Editor in the field of “Medical Physics” involving both basic and clinical research. Submissions of manuscript from all countries are welcome and will be reviewed by at least two expert reviewers.

Publication Frequency

IJMP is a Quarterly Scientific Research Journal.

Publication Ethics

Authors should observe high standards with respect to publication ethics as set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). Falsification or fabrication of data, plagiarism, including duplicate publication of the authors' own work without proper citation, and misappropriation of the work are all unacceptable practices. Any cases of ethical misconduct are treated very seriously and will be dealt with in accordance with the COPE guidelines.

Originality

By submitting your manuscript to the journal it is understood that this it is an original manuscript and is unpublished work and is not under consideration elsewhere. Plagiarism, including duplicate publication of the author's own work, in whole or in part without proper citation is not tolerated by the journal. Manuscripts submitted to the journal may be checked for originality using anti-plagiarism software.

Policies

1. Open Access Policy

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.       

 

2. Fee

 

There are no charges for publication in this Journal.

 

3. Copyright Notice

 

All Articles published in the IJMP are licensed under a  a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License which allows users including authors of articles to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, in addition to remix, transform, and build upon the material for non-commercially purposes, as long as the author and original source are properly cited or credited.

4. Conflicts of interest

At the point of submission, each author should reveal any financial interests or connections, direct or indirect, or other situations that might raise the question of bias in the work reported or the conclusions, implications, or opinions stated –  including pertinent commercial or other sources of funding for the individual author(s) or for the associated department(s) or organization(s), personal relationships, or direct academic competition. When considering whether you should declare a conflicting interest or connection please consider the conflict of interest test: Is there any arrangement that would embarrass you or any of your co-authors if it was to emerge after publication and you had not declared it?

If the manuscript is published, relevant Conflict of Interest information will be communicated in a statement in the published paper.

 

5. Archiving

 

Digital Archiving: In addition to indexing database this journal utilizes digital archive via Eprint Repository to guarantee long-term digital preservation and restoration.

6. Authorship

All authors listed on the manuscript should have contributed significantly to the experimental design, its implementation, or analysis and interpretation of the data. All authors should have been involved in the writing of the manuscript at draft and any revision stages, and have read and approved the final version. Anyone who made major contributions to the writing of the manuscript should be listed as an author (e.g. "ghost writing" is prohibited by the Journal). Any other individuals who made less substantive contributions to the experiment or the writing of the manuscript should be listed in the acknowledgement section. Any change in authorship (including author order) after the initial manuscript submission must be approved in writing by all authors.