Free talk discusses the past, present and future of exoskeletons

17 November 2023

Takes place on Thursday 7 December on UCLan’s Preston Campus

The limitless potential of exoskeletons is to be discussed at an upcoming free lecture at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

Dr Matt Dickinson will take the audience on an enlightening journey through time and technology when delivering ‘The Past, Present, and Future of Exoskeletons’.

The public lecture, which takes place between 6.30pm and 7.30pm on Thursday 7 December in UCLan’s Greenbank Lecture Theatre, will unravel the fascinating history of the wearable structures that support and assist movement, revealing how they have shaped our imagination and reality.

The Senior Lecturer in Mechatronics will shed light on the remarkable strides made in enhancing mobility, strength, and quality of life through exoskeletons.

He will discuss the future and explore the limitless potential of exoskeletons, from superhuman capabilities to new horizons in space exploration.

Dr Dickinson will also share his expert insights on how these wearable marvels are poised to transform our world and redefine human potential and hear from some international special guests.

Register for your free tickets online and registration on the evening starts from 6pm.