Resolving The Tension Between Acceptance & Hope At TED2018

Mark and his fiancée, human rights lawyer Simone George, spoke at TED2018 in Vancouver about how to resolve the tension between acceptance and hope, something they had to try and figure out in the aftermath of Mark’s catastrophic spinal cord injury. Amy Cuddy, whose...

Explaining the Research, Commercialisation & Investment Challenges

Mark is interviewed by award winning journalist Matt Cooper at Big Ideas, a multi-disciplinary conference that empowers the front runners in research to pitch their technology solutions and business propositions to the investment community. Mark speaks about the...

Putting Paralysis Cures on the World Stage at Davos

Mark provided a powerful perspective on the human dimension of the fourth industrial revolution to audiences at Davos. Mark doesn’t just talk about the transformative intersection of technology and humankind – he lives it as he explores a cure for...

Talking Human Bionics with CNBC International

During One Young World’s annual conference Mark spoke to CNBC International’s The Edge about human bionics and finding and connecting people worldwide to fast-track a cure for...

Expecting Problems as We Explore Possibilities at TEDx Hollywood

Mark explains how he worked with UCLA’s Reggie Edgerton, the world’s leading authority on electrical stimulation of the spinal cord, to become the first person in the world with chronic complete paralysis to regain enough voluntary control to actively take steps in a...

Building collaborations with leading scientists & foundations

As part of the Fail Better exhibition at Science Gallery Dublin, award winning journalist Jonathan McCrea interviewed Mark and his scientific collaborators from the Frasier Institute in Kentucky and Ekso Bionics in San Francisco, as well as spinal research foundations...
Mark addresses Graduates At Queens University Belfast

Mark addresses Graduates At Queens University Belfast

As the recipient of a Queens University honorary doctorate for his services to the community, Mark spoke to the School Of Biomedical Sciences and Nursing and Midwifery about being brave, different and ambitious as they begin their careers. Norma Sinte, director of...