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College Recognition Award honours PPLS staff

Philosophy lecturer Nick Treanor receiving award at 2017 College Recognition Awards ceremony
Nick Treanor and Simon Fokt were both shortlisted for the Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Student Experience

Science ceilidh highlights brain research

Science Ceilidh Band
In the mood for dancing? Get down with a science ceilidh!

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

Focus on resilience at Psychology Research Day

Psychology Centre to host research event inspired by the work of incoming Director Andrew McIntosh

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

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.