Welcome to the Yorkshire Philosophical Society

The YPS offers activities and an annual lecture series to stimulate interest in and improve public understanding of natural sciences and social sciences.

Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Life Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural History, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Technology, Zoology….

You can discover more about all these subjects and more in a friendly, welcoming environment with the opportunity to meet others with similar interests.

Explore our website and find out more about our lectures, visits, social activities, publications and on-line resources.

Latest News

New prize launched at Hull University

The YPS is delighted to announce the launch of the  “John and Anne Phillips Prize” for the best final year undergraduate geology mapping dissertation at the University of Hull. Members will be familiar with the distinguished career of the geologist John …

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Featured event

Roman Medicine and Modern Medicine

Cafe scientifique
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City Screen Basement Bar
Dr Nick Summerton, GP and Medical Director

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Roman Medicine