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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

PPLS Review of 2022

PPLS News Review 2022
Happy New Year from the School of PPLS!

Professor publishes book on the Philosophy of Beauty

Professor Michael Gill’s book examines how the third Earl of Shaftesbury’s theories profoundly shaped modern ideas.

Edinburgh Professors to lead AHRC Programme on AI

Two Edinburgh researchers will lead a project to ensure artificial intelligence (AI) and data are used responsibly and ethically across society and industry.

The Tinkering Mind: Philosophy professor’s new book takes a fresh look at epistemic agency

Epistemic agency is to take responsibility over one’s own learning efforts and advancement of understanding. But what does this mean?

Specific Learning Difficulties Network host first workshop

The two day event was held at The Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Black Male Studies Professor Delivers Keynote at Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference

Professor Tommy J Curry gave the keynote address "Is Black Male Studies an End?: What Is Left for Philosophy after the Disaggregation of Racist Violence?"

The British Neuropsychological Society Honour Psychology Professor

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Congratulations to Professor Sharon Abrahams who has been awarded with the prestigious Freda Newcombe Prize.

New report finds accents still act as a barrier to social mobility

The report, co-produced by Linguistics lecturer Dr Christian Ilbury highlights a clear link between accents, socioeconomic background and social mobility.

Psychology study launched to measure pandemic effects on mothers and children

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A study is underway that will analyse the long-term effects of the Covid pandemic on the wellbeing of pregnant women, mothers and children