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

Science Asks: Is Anyone out there?

Renowned Physicist Professor Jim Al-Khalili is the editor of a new book “Aliens”, which sets out to find the answer to this question. Contributors include astrophysicist, Martin Rees, broadcaster, Dallas Campbell, and Director of BEYOND, Paul Davies. Offering a lively …

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Are Personal Air Quality Monitors Still a Thing of the Future?

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Dr Pete Edwards, The University of York

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