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Mechanics of Life Leverhulme DSP Force Talks Series

Force Talks is a seminar series hosted by the Mechanics of Life Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarship Programme at King's College London. We are honoured to welcome world leaders in mechanobiology.

The series aims to showcase the rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field of mechanobiology and mechanical forces. We welcome those from academia and industry to attend and take part in the discussions. The seminars will be hosted online via Microsoft Teams and details of how to join will be listed on each event.

The talks take place fortnightly from October to May, Wednesdays at 3:00pm. 

If you would like to be notified of upcoming talks please register for the mailing list.

About the Mechanics of Life Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarship Programme

There is rapidly mounting evidence that mechanical force impacts a large variety of biological functions including motility, differentiation, infection, and gene expression. Yet, the role of physical perturbations such as force in regulating human physiology is poorly understood.

The Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarship Programme 'Understanding the Mechanics of Life' aims to train future research leaders to develop new techniques, methodologies and analytical tools required to resolve outstanding challenges underpinning Mechanobiology across a broad range of biological themes.

The programme builds upon current research and supervisory strengths at King’s College London, encompassing three faculties and eight Departments, and is a hub of postgraduate training in Mechanobiology in the UK.

Learn more about the Mechanics of Life Leverhulme DSP