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York talks: research in the spotlight

Join us on Wednesday 9 January 2019 for a day of inspirational short talks about the world-leading research happening at York. Free of charge and open to all Wednesday 9 January 2019 15-minute talks, no prior knowledge needed Come for …

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Cancelled! YPS Get-together on 21st November

The YPS get-together on Wednesday 21st November is cancelled as the Star Inn is closed due to a fire. Next event details to be posted shortly in mid January 2019 at 2.30pm.

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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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Yorkshire Wolds Heritage Showcase on 27th October

York Archaeological Trust and CBA Yorkshire Present The Yorkshire Wolds Heritage Showcase Saturday 27th October 2018, 9.45 – 16:30 The Milton Rooms, Market Place, Malton YO17 7LX Ticket Price: £5 – refreshments and lunch included Come and celebrate the amazingly …

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Talk on October 1st “Going South with Scott and Shackleton”

“Going South with Scott and Shackleton- Portrayal of Two Polar Greats”. Talk by Rob Caskie Monday October 1st at 6.30pm Spring Lane Lecture Theatre, University of York, Campus West Tickets £15 Fundraising for Yorkshire Air Ambulance Rob Caskie is “A …

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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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‘Geology in the Gardens’ successfully trialed

The Geology trail which was developed by a final-year Hull Geology Student was trialed in Tuesday before the lecture on volcanoes. To the delight of the organisers, over 30 people turned up to give support. We were also embarrassed as we …

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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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Yorkshire’s Jurassic World: how the Ichthyosaur came to York

Yorkshire’s Jurassic World: how the Ichthyosaur came to York One of the star exhibits in the Yorkshire Museum’s major new exhibition, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World, is the magnificent skeleton of an ichthyosaur (which can also be viewed, by the wonders of …

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Chequers, link with YPS

Chequers, the Prime Minister’s country retreat in Buckinghamshire, once belonged to a member of YPS! The country house to which Theresa May summoned her inner cabinet on Thursday 22 February to discuss Britain’s future relationship with the EU was once …

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