Ethical considerations


Athenea Revista en Ciencias de la Ingeniería takes as its Code of Ethics and Good Practices for editors of scientific journals what is established by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) on its page Taking into account what is set forth by the COPE, the journal is committed to attending to the scientific quality of the publications and, with appropriate treatment, to the demands of its readers, authors, and evaluators.


General references

Regarding plagiarism detection, Athenea Revista en Ciencias de la Ingeniería will use the PlagarismCheck software to check originality, plagiarism, and duplicity.

About the scientific work

The research work submitted must follow the technical, scientific, and ethical characteristics for its correct development. The authors commit themselves to presenting the supporting documents that validate the ethics in the research's development in case they are requested. When required, the research work must be endorsed by the respective ethics committee of the academic institutions, duly constituted and certified by the endorsing institutions.

Literary authorship

Authors should act ethically by identifying the persons who have participated in the research, indicating individual contributions of each one of them in the preparation of the manuscript. The ethical research process includes the proper selection of authors. Therefore, those authors who did not participate in the research should not appear as authors.

Peer review

Peer review must respect the confidentiality of all involved and will be a requirement for all persons selected as evaluators or reviewers of the manuscript. Reviewers and editors are forbidden from disclosing information about authors, e.g., affiliation, mailing, or similar, including unpublished scientific information, which has not been expressly authorized by the authors. In addition, editors and reviewers must inform in an appropriate manner and with pertinent confidentiality. The ethical doubts that the manuscripts may have, maintaining objectivity, clarity of content, and courtesy standards in the writing of opinions and comments.

Plagiarism and duplication

All manuscripts submitted must comply with the ethical standards of scientific research and writing, so all works used as sources of information must be cited appropriately, respecting the original authors' statements. Duplication of material is not allowed, nor is the submission of the same article to other journals, events, or any other type of publication.

Editorial responsibility

Those responsible for the editorial process tacitly undertake to respect the confidentiality of the review and publication process. Likewise, those responsible undertake that publication decisions will be made exclusively considering the aspects related to the journal's regulations, the characteristics of the proposed scientific research, the wording, and other details of the manuscript.

In malpractice

The people involved in the editorial and publication process commit themselves to maintain ethical conduct and good intentions at all times, evidencing good professional, scientific, and technical practice. Likewise, they will ensure compliance with appropriate behavior in the work submitted.