The latest news from Linguistics and English Language
World University Rankings 2018
All of the School’s subjects rank top 5 in the UK and top 30 in the world in the Times Higher Education results
Risk of oversharing in conversation increases with age
The risk of oversharing in conversation – or providing a listener with too much irrelevant detail – increases as we age, research suggests
Athena SWAN Bronze Award
The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences has achieved its first Athena SWAN Bronze award for supporting gender equality.
Evolution of language in 24 hour art installation
A Linguistics professor has teamed up with local artists to create a sound installation for Sanctuary 2017
Scottish Language Dictionaries appoints linguistics lecturer as Chief Executive
Dr Rhona Alcorn has been appointed Chief Executive of the Scottish Language Dictionaries
Artist in Residence exhibits at the Edinburgh Art Festival
Hanna Tuulikki is showing work at the Dovecot Studios as part of a group exhibition exploring women’s textile histories
Praising 'useless' languages at the Fringe Festival
Can we really classify languages as useful or useless? Antonella Sorace explores
PPLS Summer Graduations 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.
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