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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.

Students take over social media

University Instagram feed shows what it’s really like to be a student at Edinburgh

3 Minute Thesis PPLS heat 2017

Sign up for the 3 Minute Thesis competition

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.

Age and literacy may protect against loss of cognitive function

The lifestyle factors that help protect us against dementia may also help prevent brain damage caused by strokes

New research grant awarded on innate language learning biases

A major new grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) will enable PPLS researchers to investigate the nature of our linguistic knowledge

University of Edinburgh Philosopher wins Public Philosophy prize

Martin Smith, Philosophy lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, has won the inaugural Sanders Public Philosophy Prize

Celebrate Burns Day with Scots@ed research day

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