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

EASE Form for Authors

The EASE Form for Authors’ Contributions and Conflict of Interest Disclosure is intended for use by authors submitting to scientific journals, during or soon after manuscript submission.

The form enables groups of authors to clearly state the contributions of each author listed in the paper.

All named authors should have been involved in the experimental design, implementation of methods, or analysis and interpretation of the data.  Authors should have contributed significantly at the planning, implementation, draft and revision stages, and should have read and approved the final version.  Individuals who contributed less substantially to the experiment or writing should be named in the acknowledgements section of the paper.

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This form can be supplemented with the EASE Ethics Checklist for Authors.