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

YPS helps develop the first York Science Trail

YPS member, John Bibby, is spearheading a move to establish a number of walks around the city and environs highlighting the contribution made by York people in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM). The first of …

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Featured event

The people behind the runes: Scandinavians in the British Isles

Lectures
Start time
19:30
Venue
Tempest Anderson Hall
Speaker
Prof Judith Jesch

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