School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences



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World Philosophy Day

Today marks one of the most important days in the Philosophy calendar which has been celebrated every year on the third Thursday in November since 2005.

World University Rankings 2018

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings
All of the School’s subjects rank top 5 in the UK and top 30 in the world in the Times Higher Education results

Come Dine With Kant

Philosophy researcher Alix Cohen to host dinner party based on Kant’s rules

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.

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