Data and reproducibility

The journal’s data sharing policy strongly encourage that data generated by your research that supports your article be made available as soon as possible, wherever possible.

We encourage you to make available as much of the underlying data from your article as possible (without compromising participant privacy), but at least the minimum data required to reproduce the results presented in the associated article.

While data sharing is not mandatory in our journal, we reserve the right to request at any time confidential access to any primary data needed to reproduce the article so that the results reported can be verified.

The journal encourages authors to cite any publicly available research data in their reference list. References to datasets must include a persistent identifier. We encourages research data to be made available under open licences that permit reuse freely.