School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences


The latest news from the School


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.

Philosophy tutor wins teaching award

Philosophy PhD candidate and Student Tutor of the Year, Camden McKenna, on winning a EUSA Teaching Award, inspiring students and overcoming adversity.

Philosophy lecturer to appear alongside thrilling speaker line up at sell-out philosophy and arts festival

Dr Mazviita Chirimuuta will join a host of scholars, musicians and comedians at the HowTheLightGetsIn festival this weekend.

End of life ethics experts back Assisted Dying Bill for Scotland

Philosophers and ethical experts, including Edinburgh Professors Michael Gill and Michael Cholbi, announce their support for the Assisted Dying for Terminally Ill Adults Scotland Bill today.

PPLS at the Edinburgh Science Festival 2023

Science Festival 2023 photo
The festival, entering its 36th year, hosted events from colleagues across the School.

Psychology project secures second stage of Wellcome funding

The mental health project, led by Dr Aja Murray, aims to develop a digital tool for counterfactual analysis.

Psychology student comes runner-up in 'Best Overall Conference Presentation' award at 2023 BPS Scottish Undergraduate Research Conference

Albatool Almubarak news 2023-04-13
Congratulations to final-year psychology student, Albatool Almubarak, who presented on congenital aphantasia.

Psychology student wins School heat of the Three Minute Thesis

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Congratulations to Lucas Perry, a first year PhD student, who presented on the ‘Executive Function's Confounding Genetic Confounders’.

Psychology Graduate Honoured by British Council

Lilian Balatsou presentation
Congratulations to Dr Lilian Balatsou who received the Social Action Award for her project ‘Greek Girls Code’ at the Study UK Alumni Awards.

Robert Logie elected 51st Bartlett Lecturer

Psychology professor awarded lectureship for lifetime contributions to Experimental Psychology