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.

Latest News

5th July Public Lecture on Plague Pits – public archaeology reconstructing the impact of the black death

The Department of Archaeology at the University of York is delighted to be hosting the Society for Medieval Archaeology’s annual conference on The Long Black Death: new perspectives on 5th and 6th July 2019. There is a public lecture on …

Read more

Featured event

Waste not want not; using new science to make more from unavoidable food waste.

Cafe scientifique
Start time
19:30
Venue
City Screen Basement Bar
Speaker
Elspeth Bartlet and Emma Needham, BioVale

View more information on this event