Using more than one language is often undervalued or misunderstood. Find out the facts about acquiring, learning and using more than one language from experts around the world. Keep up to date with resources, events and news from our network. Contact the Bilingualism Matters members closest to you on our BM Network page.
25 & 26 October 2021
Our annual interdisciplinary research conference is online again this year, with a two-day programme packed with the latest bilingualism research. The call for papers is now closed and registration will open end of July.
18 June 2021
Bilingualism Matters Edinburgh members and collaborators discuss projects and research findings, and reveal exciting new plans for the future.
Find out what events are on with Bilingualism Matters members around the world.
Do you apologise for your poor foreign language skills in multilingual encounters? Find out about the hidden social effects of this common monolingual practice.
The latest news and updates from Bilingualism Matters at the University of Edinburgh, including upcoming events and research.
Bilingualism Matters is working in partnership with UNESCO on the Futures of Education initiative. Find out about about latest developments and reports.
Speaking English is often seen as an advantage, but a new study from Luxembourg shows the 'native English' position can have drawbacks in the multilingual workplace.
BM Edinburgh volunteer Dr Maria Dokovova interviews Dr Lauren Hall-Lew from the University of Edinburgh about accents and trust.
'The Multilingual Mind' is a lecture series on multilingualism across disciplines from the Multimind Project.
Bilingualism Matters has contributed two full reports and a summary consultation report to the UNESCO Futures of Education initiative, highlighting the crucial role of languages in education.
Bilingualism Matters Luxembourg launches Friday 5th March 2021.
In her monologue, Cristina López-Rojas explains how bilingualism makes a difference.
Blog post by Mariel Deluna, PhD Education Student at University of Edinburgh & BM Edinburgh Volunteer
Over 180 attendees participated at the first Affiliate Meeting of Bilingualism Matters Across the World at the 2020 Psychonomics meeting.