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REF 2021: Success for School as results announced

Confirmation of research excellence from the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences (PPLS) and the socio-economic benefits this brings

Perspectival Realism – professor’s new book examines new approach to philosophy of science

Michela Massimi Philosophy of Science image
The latest book by Philosophy Professor Michela Massimi is now available.

Natural foods appeal to children, study finds

Children are more likely to prefer foods they believe to be natural to man-made options, rating them higher for tastiness, safety and desirability, a study shows.

Philosophy Professor honoured with prestigious award

Shannon Vallor - Technomoral Futures
Professor Shannon Vallor was presented with the Covey Award at the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP) 2022 Conference at Santa Clara University last week.

PPLS Professor to deliver talk on the evolution of language

Professor Simon Kirby will deliver his talk “How do languages evolve?” to an online audience in an event next week, organised by The Garden.

Philosophy professor publishes new book on epistemic normativity

The latest book by Philosophy Professor Matthew Chrisman is now available.

Psychology Lecturer Dr Anne Templeton wins BPS Social Psychology Section Early Career Award

Dr Anne Templeton given award by leading psychological association.

PPLS Student Support Office wins CAHSS award

Congratulations to the PPLS Student Support Team for winning the 2022 CAHSS Recognition Award for Exceptional Team.

Philosophy Professor appears at philosophy and music festival

Professor TJ Curry @ HowTheLightGetsIn
This weekend saw Professor Tommy Curry face an audience slightly different to the one he is accustomed to as he took part in the HowTheLightGetsIn festival in Hay on Wye.

Psychology tutor shortlisted for Teaching Awards 2022

Congratulations to psychology PhD tutor, Brittany Blankinship, who has been shortlisted for Student Tutor of the Year award at the 2022 Students’ Association Teaching Awards.