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

Map Team visit Designer

The Geological Map Team – YPS members Rod & Margaret Leonard, Vivien Irish, and Gardens Manager Alison Pringle, recently visited the home and studio of designer Janette Irish, to view the progress of our mosaic. This will represent the Yorkshire section of …

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Featured event

Power from Biomass

Cafe scientifique
Start time
19:30
Venue
City Screen Basement Bar
Speaker
Patrick Mason

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Coal-biomass flame