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Visionary research celebrated with Fellowships

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Six Edinburgh academics have been announced as recipients of a government fellowship to propel research tackling global challenges and to bring innovative ideas to market

Seminars spotlight subjects’ shared language

Secondary pupils are being invited to explore the similarities between language learning and mathematical problem solving in seminars involving Edinburgh experts.

Linguists debate bilingualism and the limits of speech at the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

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Linguistics researchers Professor Antonella Sorace and Dr Rebekka Puderbaugh are taking the stage at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Women and early-career academics more likely to feel like "impostors" in disciplines that prize brilliance

Psychology researcher Zachary Horne contributes to study which finds that women and early-career academics are more likely to feel professionally inadequate

Philosophy professor among finalists in global breakthrough research competition

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Professor Michela Massimi is among the finalists in the category Social Sciences and Humanities for this year's Falling Walls global competition

Psychology student chosen for Olympic Great British rowing team

Lucy Glover, Team GB Olympic rower
Huge congratulations to fourth-year Psychology student Lucy Glover, who has been selected to represent the Team GB rowing team at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

New podcast celebrates study participants’ 100th birthday and explores secrets of long, healthy lives

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New podcast celebrates the 100th birthday of a group of people who have been studied by psychologists at the University of Edinburgh since 1998.

Philosophy and Psychology staff shortlisted for Teaching Awards

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Sarah Stanton, Brian Rabern and John Dorsch have been shortlisted for the 2021 EUSA Teaching Awards

Linguistics professor awarded €2.5M of EU funding

Professor Alice Turk has been awarded a prestigious European funding award to advance the work of world-leading researchers.

Psychology student wins 2021 Student Award

Holly Oswald was awarded the Extra Mile Award at the 2021 Student Awards organised by the University of Edinburgh Students' Association