Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

  1. Research of Biology Education
  2. Development of Biology Learning Designs
  3. Development of Biology Education Evaluation Tools
  4. Development of Biological Media 


Section Policies


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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 Frequency

The BIO-INOVED journal is published twice a year, in June and December. Since 2020, the time publishing has changed to April and October.


Publication Ethics

The Bio-Inoved Journal is a peer-reviewed journal, following the guidelines of the Publications Ethics Committee (COPE) in publication ethics regarding research cases and publication violations. This statement regulates the ethical behavior of all parties in the process of publishing articles in this journal, including writers, chief editors, managing editors, editor members, reviewers, and publishers (Lambung Mangkurat University Press). Prevention of unethical publication practices is one of the important responsibilities of the editorial board. Journals do not tolerate forms of unethical behavior and plagiarism in any form. The ethics of publication in this journal need to be clearly understood to improve the quality of research. In this section, we explain the standards for editors, writers, and reviewers. Publisher doesn’t have the right to interfere with the integrity of the contents and only support to publish on time.

A. For Editors

  1. Based on the review report from the editorial review board, the editor can accept, reject, or request modifications to the manuscript.
  2. The editor is responsible for each article published in the Bio-Inoved Journal.
  3. The editor can communicate with other editors or reviewers in making the final decision.
  4. An editor must evaluate the manuscript objectively for publication, assessing each on its quality regardless of nationality, ethnicity, political beliefs, race, religion, gender, seniority, or institutional affiliation of the author. He must refuse his duties when there is a potential conflict of interest.
  5. The editor needs to make sure the documents sent to reviewers do not contain information from the author and vice versa.
  6. The editors 'decision must be made known to the author accompanied by the reviewers' comments unless they contain offensive or defamatory comments.
  7. The editor must respect the request from the author that one must not review the post if this is reasonable and practical.
  8. The editor and all staff must ensure the confidentiality of the text submitted.
  9. The editor will be guided by the COPE flow chart if there is a suspected violation or disputed authorship.

B. For Reviewers

  1. Reviewers need to comment on ethical questions and possible violations of research and publication.
  2. Reviewers will do the work on time and must notify the editor if they cannot complete the work.
  3. Reviewers need to maintain the confidentiality of the manuscript.
  4. Reviewers may not accept to review texts where there is a potential conflict of interest between them and any writer.

C. For Authors

  1. Authors confirm that the material has never been published before and that they have not transmitted anywhere the rights to the article.
  2. Authors must ensure the authenticity of the work and they have quoted other people's work well following the reference format.
  3. Authors must not be involved in plagiarism or self-plagiarism.
  4. Authors must ensure that they follow the authorship criteria taken from the Bio-Inoved Journal described in the instructions for the Bio-Inoved Journal authors.
  5. Authors may not submit the same manuscript to more than one journal simultaneously. It is also hoped that the author will not publish excessive manuscripts or manuscripts that describe the same research in more than one journal.
  6. Authorship must be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, implementation or interpretation of the research reported. Others who have made significant contributions must be registered as joint authors. The author also ensures that all authors have seen and agreed to the version of the manuscript sent and the inclusion of their names as joint authors.
  7. Authors haven’t suggested any personal information that can make a patient's identity identifiable in all forms of description, photo or genealogy sections.
  8. Authors must provide a data editor and job details if there is a suspicion of data forgery or fabrication.
  9. If at any time, the writer finds a significant error or inaccuracy in the text submitted, then the error or inaccuracy must be reported to the editor.
  10. Journal writers must clarify anything that can cause conflicts of interest such as employment, research fees, consular fees, and intellectual property in document B.

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Plagiarism Check

The scientific article submitted to the Bio-Inoved Journal will be starting with a plagiarism check using Turnitin software, with a maximum plagiarized of 20%. Plagiarism includes vocabulary or ideas used from other writers without clearly mentioning the source; the creation of new works resulting from previous publications has no meaningful change, this means there is nothing novelty from the old issues.


Peer Review Process

BIO-INOVED Journal implements the Blind-Peer-Review process. The Editor in Chief will assign the manuscript to a corresponding Section Editor for further handling. The Section Editor will request at least two Reviewers to review the manuscript. Based on the comments from the Reviewers, Section Editor, and Editor in Chief will make the decision on the manuscript.