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Postgraduate 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

PPLS researchers present at Pint of Science!

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

World English Language Day

Celebrating the linguistic and cultural diversity of the English language

Outstanding Global Citizenship award for PPLS student

James Puchowski wins Outstanding Global Citizenship award

In Our Time on Pauli’s exclusion principle

Michaela Massimi, Professor in Philosophy of Science here at Edinburgh, to feature on BBC Radio 4’s  ‘In Our Time’.

Staying Sharp: how to help your brain age gracefully

The Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology (CCACE) and Age UK have launched a new suite of resources on how to protect our thinking skills

Scottish Undergraduate Psychology Conference comes to Edinburgh

This weekend Edinburgh University Psychology were thrilled to host the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Scottish branch Undergraduate Conference

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