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

Talk on October 1st “Going South with Scott and Shackleton”

“Going South with Scott and Shackleton- Portrayal of Two Polar Greats”. Talk by Rob Caskie Monday October 1st at 6.30pm Spring Lane Lecture Theatre, University of York, Campus West Tickets £15 Fundraising for Yorkshire Air Ambulance Rob Caskie is “A …

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Featured event

The Railway, telling the story of the development of the humble rail.

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Tempest Anderson Hall
Mark Calvert, Mott MacDonald

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