Linguistics and English Language


The latest news from Linguistics and English Language

Post-graduate student wins prestigious Linguistics prize

Jade Sandstedt, a PhD student in the Angus McIntosh Centre for Historical Linguistics, has been awarded the R. H. Robins student prize by the Philological Society of Great Britain

Join our Linguistics researchers for a pint of science!

Can language emerge out of nothing? How do we build synthetic voices for those who have lost theirs? And why is it so hard to teach robots to talk?

World English Language Day

Celebrating the linguistic and cultural diversity of the English language

AMC launching new lecture series

A new series of historical linguistics lectures hosted by the The Angus McIntosh Centre

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.


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.