About our research
We are ranked as the top Linguistics department in the UK, thanks to our world-leading research in Linguistics and English Language
Our large and inter-disciplinary research team work on all aspects of language, from theoretical to applied linguistics. We collaborate with researchers at Edinburgh and around the world in projects covering biology, education, psychology, cognitive science, and speech and language technologies.
Read our blog or listen to our podcast to find out what linguists and other academics at the School of PPLS have been researching.
Impact and outreach
Labs and facilities
Talk series and reading groups
Research ethics guidance
We host multiple research centres, the Edinburgh Lab for Language Development, and work closely with colleagues in Psychology as part of the internationally recognised Psycholinguistics research team.