Reviewing a manuscript written by a fellow scientist is a privilege. However, it is a time-consuming responsibility. Hence, TEL's Editorial Board, authors, and audiences appreciate your willingness to accept this responsibility and your dedication. TELs adheres to a double-blind peer-review process that is rapid and fair, and also ensures a high quality of articles published. In so doing, TEL needs reviewers who can provide insightful and helpful comments on submitted manuscripts with a turn-around time of about five weeks. Maintaining TELs as a scientific journal of high quality depends on reviewers with a high level of expertise and an ability to be objective, fair, and insightful in their evaluation of manuscripts.

Reviewers' Responsibilities


If TEL's Editor-in-Chief has invited you to review a manuscript, please consider the following:

  1. Reviewing manuscript critically but constructively and preparing detailed comments about the manuscript to help authors improve their work;
  2. Reviewing multiple versions of a manuscript as necessary;
  3. Providing all required information within established deadlines;
  4. Making recommendations to the editor regarding the suitability of the manuscript for publication in the journal;
  5. Declaring to the editor any potential conflicts of interest with respect to the authors or the content of a manuscript they are asked to review;
  6. Reporting possible research misconducts;
  7. Suggesting alternative reviewers in case they cannot review the manuscript for any reasons;
  8. Treating the manuscript as a confidential document;
  9. Not making any use of the work described  in the manuscript;
  10. Not communicating directly with authors, if somehow they identify the authors;
  11. Not identifying themselves to authors;
  12. Not passing on the assigned manuscript to another reviewer;
  13. Ensuring that the manuscript is of high quality and original work;
  14. Informing the editor if he/she finds the assigned manuscript is under consideration in any other publication to his/her knowledge;
  15. Writing review report in English only.

What should be checked while reviewing a manuscript?

  1. Novelty;
  2. Originality;
  3. Scientific reliability;
  4. Valuable contribution to the science;
  5. Adding new aspects to the existed field of study;
  6. Ethical aspects;
  7. Structure of the article submitted and its relevance to authors' guidelines;
  8. References provided to substantiate the content;
  9. Grammar, punctuation and spelling;
  10. Scientific misconduct.
Reviewer Name Affiliation
Abbas Emam Shahid Chmaran University of Ahvaz
Ali Akbar Jafarpour Shahrekord University
Ailreza Jalilifar Shahid Chmaran University of Ahvaz
Alireza Ahmadi Shiraz University
Amir Mashhadi Shahid Chmaran University of Ahvaz
Amir Zand-Moghadam Allameh Tabataba'i University
Azizullah Mirzaei Shahrekord University
Elena Barcena Departamento de Filologias Extranjeras Facultad de Filologia UNED
Reza Torabi Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Hassan Soodmand Afshar Bu-Ali Sina University of Hamedan
Ali Derakhshan Golestan University
Hossein Vahid University of Isfahan
Karim Sadeghi Urumia University
Kioumars Razavipur Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz
Jorge Arús Hita Complutense University of Madrid
Mahmoodreza Mooradian        Lorestan University
Manijeh Youhanaee  University of Isfahan
Saman Ebadi Razi University of Kermanshah
Minoo Alemi                 Islamic Azad University, Tehran-West Branch
Mohammad Reza Talebinejad University of Isfahan
Mojtaba Karbasi Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Mohammad Zohrabi Tabriz University
Mohammad Hassan Tahririan Sheikhbahaee University
Mohammadtaghi Shahnazari-Dorcheh    University of Isfahan
Nasrin Shokrpour  Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Nouroddin Yousofi Razi University of Kermanshah
Reza Khany  Ilam University
Saeed Ketabi University of Isfahan
Saeed Khazaie Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Sedigheh Vahdat                 Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz
Soheil Saidian Khorramshahr University of Marine Science and Technology
Zia Tajeddin          Allameh Tabataba'i University
 Zainab Abolfazli  Kosar University of Bojnord