The latest news from the School
Linguistics graduate honoured by British Council Greece
Congratulations to Dimitrios Chaidas who has received the Social Action Award in recognition of his commitment to reducing inequality and advancing educational opportunities across communities.
Philosophy Professor Elected to German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
Professor Michela Massimi has been recognised by one of the world’s leading scholarly societies.
PPLS Review of 2023
Happy New Year from the School of PPLS!
Linguists and physicists team up to uncover the forces that shape grammar
Funding received to understand factors such as communicative need, social aspects and learning biases.
DigiCAT team wins Wellcome Prize
The DigiCAT project, led by Psychology lecturer Dr Aja Murray, has won the Wellcome Data Prize in Mental Health.
Navigating misinformation: How linguistics can help
Dr Chris Cummins’ research examines how even the most perceptive member of the public can be led astray by politicians, advertisers or social media companies employing techniques like deflection, denial and polarisation, and how linguistics can help.
Academics and industry unite for responsible AI
Philosophy Professor, Shannon Vallor, is co-directing a national research programme inviting UK-based researchers to apply for collaborative projects across the AI ecosystem.
Philosophy PhD graduate makes history
Dr Miron Clay-Gilmore becomes first Black philosopher to earn a doctorate on Africana Philosophy & Black Male Studies in the University’s history.
Professor Michael Cholbi honoured by Royal Institute of Philosophy for essay on emotions
Personal Chair in Philosophy named as joint winner of the annual prize for his essay ‘Empathy and Psychopaths’ Inability to Grieve’
British Academy fellowship for Psychology Professor
Professor Martin Pickering has been recognised by the UK’s national academy for his notable academic contributions.