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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

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), The University of Edinburgh
Master of Science, The University of Edinburgh
Master of Arts, 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. Illusory correlations and the acquisition of probabilistic linguistic variation

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  2. Quantifying the dynamics of topical fluctuations in language

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Research activities & awards

  1. Midlothian Science Festival 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Festival/Exhibition

  2. Boston University Conference on Language Development

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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