College of Humanities & Social Science

College news

Current news from and relating to the College can be found in this section, along with research updates. Older items can still be viewed in our archive section.

Current news

Montage of book jackets from the books that have been shortlisted for the 2015 James Tait Black book prizes
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Language learning aids attention, study says

Mental agility can be boosted by even a short period of learning a language, a study suggests.

White House appointment for academic

An expert from the University has been invited to the White House to talk about using research evidence in policy and practice.