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News

Language learning boosts mental agility

28 Apr 2016

Short-term language learning aids mental agility...

The Science of Shakespeare

25 Apr 2016

Dr Caroline Watt has contributed to this week’s Guardian Science Weekly podcast...

Language can’t be Hard Wired in the Brain

18 Apr 2016

New evidence suggests that language ability may not be “hard wired”...

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Events

Historical Phonology Reading Group

30 May 2016 13:10 – 14:00

Reading: Joseph, Brian D. (2013) 'Demystifying drift: a variationist account'. In Robbeets, M. &...

Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference

1 – 3 Jun 2016

The Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference is an annual event hosted by the...

The P-Workshop

2 Jun 2016 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Tatiana Reid (University of Surrey)
Topic: 'Nuer morphophonology: the verbal paradigm'

Language Variation and Change Research Group

2 Jun 2016 15:10 – 16:00

Edinburgh Speaks project meeting

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