Linguistics and English Language

News

The latest news from Linguistics and English Language

PPLS Writing Centre now open to both 3rd- and 4th-year undergraduate students

The PPLS Writing Centre, which was previously available only to 3rd-year undergraduates, has opened its doors to 4th-year undergraduates as well.

Artist to join the Centre for Language Evolution

We are excited to announce that Professor Simon Kirby, Chair of Language Evolution, and Scottish artist Hanna Tuulikki have received an artist in residence grant from The Leverhulme Trust.

Researchers show their media talent

Dr Thomas Bak and Dr Joanna Kopaczyk from the school of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences have been selected to participate in the University's MediaTalent programme.

Scots@ed

Celebrating research on Scots and Scottish English at the University of Edinburgh

LEL lecturer awarded Philip Leverhulme prize

Dr Hannah Rohde is the winner of a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize

Welcome new students

Information for new students.

Forward Thinking Blog: Dr Lauren Hall-Lew

New Forward Thinking Podcast now available.

Baby talk words help infants learn language

A study by LEL researchers reveal repeated syllable words aid language development.

Language learning boosts mental agility

Short-term language learning aids mental agility.

Language can’t be hard wired in the brain

New evidence suggests that language ability may not be “hard wired”.