Publishing Ethics

Materials Futures maintains the highest standards of publication and research ethics. Authors are expected to comply with IOP Publishing's Ethical policy.

Research Ethics

Authors should note that the journal fully endorses the principles embodied in the Declaration of Helsinki. All investigations involving humans must be conducted in accordance with these principles and in accordance with local statutory requirements. Some recommended clinical registration databases can be found at, the EU Clinical Trials Register and International Clinical Trials Registry Platform. Articles relying on clinical trials should quote the trial registration number at the end of the abstract.

All investigations involving animal experimentation must be conducted in conformity with the 'Guiding Principles for Research Involving Animals and Human Beings' as adopted by The American Physiological Society.

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