The latest news from the School
Launch of OPEN-Scotland philosophy education network
Philosophy researcher Lani Watson is launching an online network for people interested in promoting philosophy in schools and communities
Obituary: John Starr
It is with immense sadness that we have learned of the passing of our dear and valued colleague John Starr, who died suddenly at the weekend.
Philosophy pop culture podcast takes off in student-staff partnership project
Philosophy students have launched a podcast with the help of staff and financial support from the student partnership fund
Psychology PhD student awarded policy internship
Hildigunnur Anna Hall will spend 3 months working with Scottish policymakers on health-related topics
Edinburgh Multilingual Stories Festival
A new festival is celebrating Edinburgh’s linguistic diversity, with Bilingualism Matters as a founding partner
Scots Wird Hunt at Edinburgh Libraries
University linguists team up with Scottish Language Dictionaries and local Scots speakers to illuminate the language's rich history
Perceptive portraits of celebrated group captures how to age well
Healthy ageing study brought to life in an art exhibition celebrating its participants
Clues that suggest lying may be deceptive
The verbal and physical signs of lying are harder to detect than people believe, a study suggests
Affable apes apt to live longer, study shows
Male chimps that are less aggressive and form strong social bonds tend to live longer, research suggests.
Risk of veering off-topic in chat rises with age
People are more likely to deviate off topic during conversation, the older they become, research suggests.