The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experiences in science communication and editing.

EASE Ethics Checklist for Authors

The EASE Ethics Checklist for Authors (to be signed by the corresponding author) is intended for use by authors submitting to scientific journals during or soon after manuscript submission, to make formal declarations of the ethical integrity of the research, and information on any issues which must be be provided to editorial offices.

The form includes details for:

Originality of publication
Ethical experimentation and implementation
Funding sources
Conflicts of interest

Download the pdf form here

The checklist is part of the EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles, freely available in over 25 languages.

The Ethics checklist can be supplemented with the EASE Form for Author Contributions.