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. The lectures are free to YPS members, non members are welcome for a suggested donation.

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.

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Yorkshire’s Jurassic World: how the Ichthyosaur came to York

Yorkshire’s Jurassic World: how the Ichthyosaur came to York One of the star exhibits in the Yorkshire Museum’s major new exhibition, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World, is the magnificent skeleton of an ichthyosaur (which can also be viewed, by the wonders of …

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Featured events

The Late Pleistocene Glacial History of the Vale of York

Cafe scientifique
Start time
19:30
Venue
City Screen Basement Bar
Speaker
William Fairburn

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Humphry Repton, landscape gardener (1752-1818) and his Yorkshire Commissions

Lectures
Start time
19:30
Venue
Tempest Anderson Hall
Speaker
Dr Patrick Eyres

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