Linguistics and English Language

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.

The G. K. Pullum Prize in Linguistics and Mathematics was awarded on Thursday 29 June for the first time, to top student Elizabeth Fritzsch at the University of York.  

Geoffrey Pullum

Geoff is an alumnus of the University of York and currently teaches linguistics here at the School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences (PPLS) at the University of Edinburgh.

He is a co-author of The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (2002) and is also known for his contributions to the language blogs Language Log, and Lingua Franca at The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Geoffrey K Pullum

The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language

Language Log

Lingua Franca at The Chronicle of Higher Education

PPLS Graduations

You may also be interested to read about PPLS Graduations on Monday 3 July 2017.

PPLS Summer Graduations 2017