School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences


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Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal awarded to School's Professor

The Royal Society Medal is awarded to Michela Massimi, our School's Professor of Philosophy of Science

PPLS researchers at the Fringe Festival

Can we really classify languages as useful or useless? Is monolingualism making us ill?

The 2017 Joint Session in Philosophy

The largest gathering of philosophers in the country is underway at the University

PPLS Summer Graduations 2017

Students celebrating at PPLS Summer Graduation 2017
We celebrated the success of our PPLS graduates on Monday 3 July.

University of York names prize after School's Professor

The University of York has named a prize after Geoffrey K Pullum, our School’s Professor of General Linguistics.

Smart children more likely to live longer

Smart children are more likely to live longer, a study suggests.

Congratulations to our new Professors

Congratulations to Dr Matthew Chrisman and Dr Kenny Smith who have been appointed Personal Chairs

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