Authors have the right to appeal on rejection of their paper. Please note that the purpose of an appeal is not to revisit the opinions/decisions of the referees or editors.

Appeals should be based on the scientific content of the paper and its suitability for publication rather than concerns about the process. Authors wishing to appeal a rejection should contact the Editor of the journal. If possible a definitive response will be made within two weeks. If this is not possible an interim response will be given within two weeks. Interim responses will be provided until the complaint is finally resolved. The Editor’s decision on the appeal is final.

All appeals should be sent to