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

L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science, 2015 Jury announced

Included on the jury is Professor Pratibha L Gai, of the Department of Physics, University of York, herself awarded the 2013 Laureate for Europe. L’Oréal and UNESCO founded the Women in Science Programme in 1998 to recognise and promote the participation …

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Featured event

Askham Bog: Yorkshire's biodiversity hotspot

Cafe scientifique
Start time
19:30
Venue
City Screen Basement Bar
Speaker
Professor Alastair Fitter, University of York

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