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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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York’s First Photographs Exhibition now open

The Calotype Trail in Museum Gardens and Library Lawn is now complete. Two panels, one on the YPS Lodge, and one outside York Explore, give background information, while the remaining twelve panels show early photographs, called calotypes, taken at or …

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“York’s First Photographs” Calotype Exhibition starts August 30th

If you happen to be walking through Museum Gardens next week, you may see some workmen carefully preparing the walls of St Mary’s Abbey, the Observatory, the two Lodges, and a number of other places in order to mount the …

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Astronomy, God & The Search For Elegance

Astronomy, God & The Search For Elegance York Minster 7pm on Wednesday 21st August (Ebor Lecture Series) This lecture will discuss how scientific theories must do more than merely satisfy the data; they must do so in a way that …

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5th July Public Lecture on Plague Pits – public archaeology reconstructing the impact of the black death

The Department of Archaeology at the University of York is delighted to be hosting the Society for Medieval Archaeology’s annual conference on The Long Black Death: new perspectives on 5th and 6th July 2019. There is a public lecture on …

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York Festival of Ideas 2019

Join us for York Festival of Ideas 2019. Running from 4 to 16 June, the Festival includes more than 200 mostly FREE events to educate, entertain and inspire. A selection of events is listed below and the full programme can …

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Tempest Anderson Exhibition

The University of York Library invites YPS members to view a free small exhibition in the University Library between 9th April to 1st July, based on their Tempest Anderson resources. The focus is to give an overview of this York …

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