Linguistics and English Language

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Edinburgh International Science Festival

26 Feb 2015

Lots of PPLS events at the Edinburgh International Science Festival!...

Do bilinguals have a cognitive advantage?

26 Jan 2015

Many published studies have argued that bilinguals have a cognitive...

PPLS research rated as world-leading

18 Dec 2014

PPLS research has been rated world leading...

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Language Evolution and Computation

3 Mar 2015 11:10 – 12:30

Speaker: Kenny Smith (Edinburgh)
Topic: "Dendrophilia versus simplicity in sequence...

The P-workshop

5 Mar 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Speakers: David Lorenz (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) and David Tizón-Couto (Universidade...

Linguistic Circle

5 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Björn Köhnlein (Leiden University Centre for Linguistics)
Title: "Fortis, lenis, and...

PURE Academic Training Session (DSB)

10 Mar 2015 12:00 – 13:00

For all PPLS academics and research staff.

This is suitable for academics new to using PURE and...

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