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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Chris Matthews

A designer and historian at the Lincoln School of Media, College of Arts. My research and practice has been centred upon local history and urban design. I have previously taken on roles in consultancy, public history, graphic design and academic research.

Department Responsibilities

Teaching BA (Hons) Media Production Level 1: Design and Visual Communication Level 2: Design Projects Level 3: Media Projects: Design Office Media, Humanities & Technology Building MC2214 Tuesday 1-2

Subject Specialism

Local history, urban design and graphic design.


  • PG Cert Visual Communication — London College of Communication, 2010
  • HND Multimedia Design — South Nottingham College, 2008
  • MA English Local History — Leicester University, 2005
  • BA Hons History — Leicester University, 2003


I have advised on matters of urban design and history for the following - Nottingham City Council’s Design Review Panel - Nottingham Contemporary - The University of Nottingham’s School of Architecture - The Near Now design fellowship at Broadway Cinema, Nottingham - Blueprint Regeneration, Nottingham - TravelRight Nottingham

Research Interests

  • Architecture

  • Graphic Design

  • Town Planning

  • Urban History

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations