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“a noble spot of ground” – a history of the Museum Gardens, York

  • Tuesday 6th June – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Dr Peter Hogarth, Department of Biology, University of York, organised by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).

Volcanoes and their health hazards

  • Tuesday 13th June – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Dr Claire Horwell, University of Durham, for the York Festival of Ideas, organised by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713). What are the risks to your health if you live in the shadow of a volcano? How do such communities protect themselves and what are their own solutions? This talk will explore the ways to protect communities from the health hazards of volcanic ash, including including using the knowledge and experience of the people affected.

The Life Project: the extraordinary story of our ordinary lives

  • Friday 7th July – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Helen Pearson, science writer and editor, "Nature", organised jointly by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society and the British Society for the History of Science.

The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of our Ordinary Lives

  • Friday 7th July – 7:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

A lecture by Helen Pearson, science writer and editor, “Nature”, organised by the British Society for the History of Science & the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (tel: 01904 656713).