Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process is a process in which journals assess the quality of manuscripts prior to publication, are reviewed by relevant experts in their fields to review and comment on accepted manuscripts. The peer review process is a critical step in the evaluation and validation of scholarly research and academic work. All articles will go through these process to determined whether the article is feasible to be published in BIOMEJ journal. The following peer review process are shown as follows:

  • Article submission. The author sends the manuscript to Biomej: Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering Journal via OJS by registering first.
  • Assessment of the Editorial Team and Editor Chief approval. The editorial team checks the manuscript to ensure it's accordance with  journal template/ Moreover, article topic should be ensure to be accordance with journal focus and scope. The similarity minimum of each journal is 20%.
  • Peer Reviewer Invitation. Editors send invitations and attach a review form to reviewer/reviewer partners who have appropriate fields of knowledge with the article. BIOMEJ uses double-blind review method in which the reviewer does not know the author article vice versa. 
  • Review Conducted. Reviewer partners set aside time to read articles and make detailed point-by-point notes. The length of time for the review process is a maximum of 2 weeks. The review is then sent back to the editor with a recommendation to accept or reject it or with a request for revision.
  • Journal Evaluating Review. The editor considers all returned reviews before making an overall decision. If the reviews are very different, the editor may invite additional reviewersfor additional opinions before making a decision.
  • Decisions Communicated. Editors send decisions to authors including relevant reviewer partner comments.
  • Stages of revision. If accepted, the manuscript is sent to production. If it is rejected or sent back, the author is asked to revise according to the results of the bestari partner review. After the manuscript is revised by the author, the article is sent back to the editor. The editor reviews and sends back to reviewer until the article recommendation is accepted. The editor reviews the article and decides to accept the article and then sends it to the copyeditor. Copyeditor reviews grammar, writing systematics, giving metadata, giving page numbers, and arranging layouts.