Language and Linguistic Science

A dynamic and innovative department, our expertise spans the arts and sciences. We offer an exciting range of courses combining modern foreign languages, English language, and linguistics.

Linguistics has the second highest proportion of 'world-leading' research in the UK (REF 2014); and UK Top 10 for French and Italian (Complete University Guide 2018).

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Grattis Julia!

Posted on Friday 7 December 2018

Julia Forsberg has successfully defended her PhD at the University of Gothenburg.

The Stephen Lawrence Case: Legacy and Lessons Learned

Posted on Friday 2 November 2018

The Forensic Team in the Department is host to a lecture by Imran Khan QC entitled The Stephen Lawrence Case: Legacy and Lessons Learned. This is an open event and will take place on 27th November 2018.

HRC Doctoral Fellowship Competition 2018

Posted on Friday 29 June 2018

Language and Linguistics 3rd year PhD researcher has been awarded HRC Doctoral Fellowship.

Story of Things Podcast on Forensic Linguistics

Posted on Wednesday 13 June 2018

Vincent Hughes and Professor Peter French discuss the challenges of using technology in criminal conviction cases in a new podcast.

Laidlaw Success for Holly Shorey

Posted on Friday 11 May 2018

Holly Shorey, a first-year Linguistics student, has secured one of the prestigious Laidlaw scholarships

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Events

Wed
16
Jan

TBA

Departmental Colloquium (Spring Week 2) - Catherine Laing, University of Cardiff

Wed
23
Jan

The acquisition and evolution of linguistic variation

Departmental Colloquium (Spring Week 3) - Kenny Smith, University of Edinburgh

Wed
30
Jan

TBA

Departmental Colloquium (Spring Week 4) - Graeme Trousdale, University of Edinburgh

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The University holds a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award, showing that we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

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