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University of the Arts London


Illustration of PhD student writing at his desk, surrounded by surveillance cameras. Illustration by Paul Jackson, LCC.


This is the editorial for the tenth issue of Spark: UAL Creative Teaching and Learning Journal, a special issue on PhD Supervision.


Author Biography

Dr Frederico Matos

Dr Frederico Matos is Senior Lecturer Academic Practice in the Teaching, Learning and Employability Exchange, UAL. He teaches across the PgCert and MA in Academic Practice in Art, Design and Communication, and is unit leader for the SEDA accredited short course, ‘Supervising ResearchDegrees’. He completed his PhD inSociology of Higher Education in 2011 at UCL and has previously held positions at King’s College London, University College London, University of Cambridge, and the London School of Economics.