Linguistics and English Language

With more top ranked research than any other UK department in the field, and  among the world's top five, we receive consistently excellent reviews for our teaching programmes and host a varied and enthusiastic student community.

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New appointments for FITS project

13 Aug 2014

The FITS project team is delighted to announce...

Staying quick-sighted helps mental ability later

6 Aug 2014

People who retain an ability to spot things quickly...

Early reading link to later intelligence

25 Jul 2014

Children with strong reading skills are more likely to have higher intelligence...

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The P-workshop

28 Aug 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Misnadin (University of Edinburgh)
Topic: Temporal and spectral properties of the...

Scotland in the Soft Power Era

28 Aug 2014 17:00 – 18:15

An Edinburgh Festival Fringe event:
A discussion hosted by the Centre for Cultural Relations at...

Linguistic Circle

2 Sep 2014 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Ann Bradlow (Northwestern University)
Title: "Linguistic experience and speech...

Willem Levelt Public Lecture

3 Sep 2014 17:00 – 18:30

Professor Willem Levelt will give a public lecture at the University of Edinburgh to mark the...

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