Professor Simon Kirby FBA

The origins and evolution of language; the interactions between individual cognition, cultural transmission and biological evolution in human populations; art / science collaboration

Elected 2019

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year elected

Current post

Professor of Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh; Director of the Centre for Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh

Past appointments

University of Edinburgh Director of Graduate School in Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

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