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

YPS helps develop the first York Science Trail

YPS member, John Bibby, is spearheading a move to establish a number of walks around the city and environs highlighting the contribution made by York people in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM). The first of …

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What can an engineer learn from biology?

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Tempest Anderson Hall
Prof Jon Timmis

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