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

Celebrating Astronomy in York

Friday 7 September 2018, 7pm, St Peter’s School You are all welcome to the 1000th meeting of the York Astronomical Society, which will comprise four special talks in one evening at St Peter’s School. Traversing 15,000-foot lunar mountains, exploring the …

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Featured event

Don't Go with the Flow: 3D microscopy to explore the world of bacteria on surfaces

Cafe scientifique
Start time
19:30
Venue
City Screen Basement Bar
Speaker
Nicola Farthing

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