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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Early reading link to later intelligence

25 Jul 2014

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

Wee Science hosts two Fringe events

24 Jul 2014

Wee Science hosts two talks as part of Summerhall's Fringe events 2014...

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Sociolinguistics Reading Group

30 Jul 2014 14:10 – 15:00

Reading: Labov, W. (2010). Principles of linguistic change. Volume 3, Cognitive and cultural...

Wee Science: How do children understand the world?

8 Aug 2014 10:00 – 11:00

An Edinburgh Festival Fringe event:
Dr Hugh Rabagliati and Dr Leonidas Doumas of Psychology will...

Play, Language, and Infants' Developing Minds

15 Aug 2014 10:00 – 11:00

An Edinburgh Festival Fringe event:
Dr Mits Ota and Dr Barbora Skarabela of Linguistics, and Dr...

Linguistic Circle

2 Oct 2014 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Giuseppe Longobardi (University of York)
Title: "Darwin's Last challenge"


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