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

John Hampshire Memorial Event on Friday June 1st for the Roman Festival. An Evening with Dr Peter Addyman

Join Dr Peter Addyman CBE for a one hour conversation with Graham Harris (Roman Bath Museum) as they discuss Romans, York and archaeology. From 7pm take the opportunity to talk to the Yorkshire Museum curators as they display Roman objects …

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Featured event

Deadly clouds and volcanic flows

Lectures
Start time
19:30
Venue
Tempest Anderson Hall
Speaker
Dr Rebecca Williams, University of Hull

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Pyroclastic flow, Mont Pelée, 1902