Research Integrity

We adhere to the best practices in the ethics of scholarly publishing stated in the COPE’s (Committee on Publication Ethics) Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for all parties involved: Authors, Reviewers and the Publisher. If you have questions or concerns regarding research integrity or publishing ethics in this journal, you may contact the editor.

Reviewing Policy

Passion is committed to reviewing papers fairly and impartially. We proceed in various stages. First, papers are initially evaluated by the Editor-in-Chief. Second, papers are evaluated by associate editors. Third, papers are sent for blind peer review. Papers might be rejected during any stage of this process. 

Open Access Policy

This journal is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or their institutions. This journal does not charge article processing fees.

Archiving policy

To ensure permanency of all publications, this journal utilises Portico and the PKP Preservation Network to create permanent archives for the purposes of preservation and restoration.

Repository Policy

Authors are allowed and encouraged to deposit versions of their work in a repository of their choice.

Copyright and License

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal the right of first publication. Articles are published under the license Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0), which allows others to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or to use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. When reused, the authorship of the work must be stated and reference made to the original publication in this journal.


Authors are encouraged to use their ORCID ID when submitting their manuscript.