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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YorNight 2018: Saturday 17th November

Prepare for a journey of discovery as we explore the fascinating world of research at York Researchers’ Night (YorNight) 2018. Through talks and fun activities for all ages, find out about the diverse research being carried out in our city, …

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Featured event

Reading beneath the lines: the genetic stories of parchment.

Cafe scientifique
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City Screen Basement Bar
Matthew Teasdale, BioArch, University of York

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