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Discovering Dinosaurs in Britain: The original Dinomania! Your chance to give Feedback

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Dean Lomax gave a fantastic presentation to sixth form students at Fulford School today and tonight is speaking to a general audience on “Discovering Dinosaurs in Britain: The original Dinomania!” Both events have been sponsored by British Science Association as …

Posted - 13/03/2018 | Read more

Mansion House Tour postponed

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Apologies that the Tour of the Mansion House had to be cancelled yesterday. We plan to rebook for the summer – hopefully snow free!

Posted - 1/03/2018 | Read more

Humphry Repton Bicentenary

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March 2018 marks the bicentenary of the death of Humphry Repton, the last great landscape designer of the eighteenth century. The Gardens Trust is coordinating events around the country to celebrate his life and work, throughout 2018. Yorkshire Gardens Trust will be …

Posted - 2/02/2018 | Read more

David Attenborough to open new exhibition at Yorkshire Museum

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Sir David Attenborough will officially open the Yorkshire Museum’s major new exhibition Yorkshire’s Jurassic World on Friday March 23, with the exhibition opening to the public on Saturday March 24. The 91 year old naturalist and television presenter will take a …

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British Science Week – Ocean clean-up project

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The BSA has revealed their citizen science partnership for British Science Week, 10-19 March 2018, will be with The Plastic Tide, a charity made up of ocean, science and tech enthusiasts committed to working out ways to clean up our beaches and …

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My Kingdom for a Horse: study day in Richmond and Middleham: theatre, castles and horse racing

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Friday 5 May 2017, organised by Catherine Brophy The itinerary for this study day included a unique theatre, mediaeval castles and an introduction to the training of racehorses. On a blustery, sunny day 33 members headed for Richmond in the …

Posted - 27/07/2017 | Read more

Young Scientists’ Research Presentations

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February Cafe Scientifique was held with the North Yorkshire Microbiology STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Research Hub (secondary school project supported by The Wellcome Trust). Four secondary schools took part in the symposium explaining the scientific research they have …

Posted - 7/02/2017 | Read more

Archaeology Awards 2016

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Hermann Ramm Prize – was awarded to Caitlin Kitchener, MA in Historical Archaeology for her dissertation entitled: ‘The Radical Landscapes of Peterloo: An archaeological analysis of the construction of radical political space.’ Historical Archaeology has yet to explore its full …

Posted - 22/01/2017 | Read more

Nuffield Projects Celebration Event

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Sixth Form students studying science subjects and mathematics spend 4/6 weeks on attachment to a senior scientist in a University or a Business. The students prepare a report of their research findings. YPS hosted a Celebration Event for some of …

Posted - 13/11/2016 | Read more

Plants v Explosives

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Dr Liz Rylott gave the September Cafe Scientifique session describing her work with plants, genetically modifying them to clean-up explosive-contaminated land. This lively presentation gave us a lot of issues to consider and discuss. There is the potential for these …

Posted - 29/09/2016 | Read more