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For all interested in Geology

Paul Thornley, YPS Geology Group Chair, has been researching activites and items of interest available in today’s challenging environment. The ‘Geology in the time of Covid’ list is available on the page for the YPS Geology group, which will also …

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York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship. Second Tuesday Talks: July 14th, 11th August, 8th September 2020

This summer, the YCCC is running a free series of online events: ‘Second Tuesday Talks’. These informal talks will be held via Zoom at 19:00 on the second Tuesday of each month, from July to September. In the first talk …

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Council for British Archaeology. Festival of Archaeology. July 11th to 19th 2020

Join the Council for British Archaeology as they launch the 2020 Festival of Archaeology digitally with a full day of online activity. Throughout the day they will be offering four online sessions in keeping with this year’s theme – climate …

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John Phillips. Yorkshire’s traveller through time

When John Phillips (1800-74) arrived in Yorkshire in 1819 as a penniless teenager with his uncle, the great geological pioneer William “Strata” Smith, he could have no idea how the landscapes of Yorkshire were going to dominate his life. A …

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York Festival of Ideas 2020

The 2020 Festival of Ideas is online this year with a special collection of events: going live from Tuesday 2nd June to Sunday 14th June. Festival events cover science, technology, archaeology, social sciences, philosophy, history, art, poetry, literature and dance. …

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UK Research and Innovation Coronavirus: the science explained

This new website by UK Research and Innovation has been developed to explain the scientific thinking about aspects of current research linked to the Coronavirus outbreak. Click the link in red below to visit this website: Coronavirus explained

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George Cayley – Made in Yorkshire

Professor Andy Marvin is interviewed about Sir George Cayley for North Yorkshire County Council’s series on people “Made in Yorkshire” Link to NYCC Made in Yorkshire Website Scroll down the above link for the video interview with Andy Marvin “Great …

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East Yorkshire Archaeology New Book

“The Arras Culture of East Yorkshire. Celebrating the iron Age” Edited by Dr Peter Halkon has just been published by Oxbow Books. ISBN 01865 241249 Publisher’s Website Also of interest is Peter Halkon. “The Parisi: Britons and Romans in East …

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2019 Royal Society Science Book Prize announced

The winner of the 2019 Royal Society Insight Investment Science book prize is Caroline Criado Perez for “Invisible Women “. Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand, where your doctor prescribes a drug that is …

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Christmas Lecture at York University on 3rd December

The Chemistry Department are hosting a family Christmas lecture with the YPS on Tuesday 3rd December at 7pm. All ages welcome. Yorkshire Philosophical Society Lecture by Professor Sir John Holman, YPS President Hosted by the Department of Chemistry. A colourful …

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