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Prof Kenny Smith

Personal Chair of Evolutionary Linguistics

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Phone: 0131 650 3956

Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

Education / Academic qualification

Master of Science, The University of Edinburgh
Master of Arts, The University of Edinburgh
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), The University of Edinburgh

Research Interests

I am interested in the evolution of communication, human language and the human capacity for language.

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Research outputs

  1. Contextual predictability shapes signal autonomy

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Convergent transformation and selection in cultural evolution

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Research activities & awards

  1. AMLaP

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  2. Cogsci2016 - 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  3. EVOLANG XI

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