Kelda is an Editor for the BMC Series, and has been the Editor of BMC Nursing since November 2020. Kelda has a PhD in Psychology from Birkbeck, University of London, investigating somatosensory representations of the body. Before that she got her MSc in Psychological Research Methods from University College London, and a BSc in Psychology from Bangor University. Kelda previously worked as a Manuscript Editor for the BMC Series. She became an advocate for open-access publishing during her academic career, leading her to the BMC Series.
Kelda Manser-Smith, Editor
Annual Journal Metrics
93 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
68 days to first decision for all manuscripts
204 days from submission to acceptance
15 days from acceptance to publication
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