Katy Macleod is a Reader in Fine Art at Kingston University, UK. She has taught in Art Schools in the UK for over four decades. From 1996 – 2000, she undertook research into student and supervisor experience of doctorates in Fine Art and subsequently researched into doctoral submissions, 2000-2003. Related publications include Macleod, K & Holdridge, L (Eds) (2005) “Thinking Through Art reflections on art as research” Routledge and ‘Writing and the PhD in Fine Art’ in Biggs, M & Karlsson, H(Eds) (2010) “The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts”, Routledge. Katy has extensive experience of examining in the UK.