HEALTH AND HUMAN INTERACTION

This is an upcoming discipline that involves the use of information and communication technologies to help address the health problems and challenges faced by patients.

  • Assistive Technology/ Rehab Engineer

    A rehabilitation or 'rehab' engineer researches and develops systems which aid medical rehabilitation or support. Examples include respiratory support based on neuromuscular stimulation, robotic limbs and assistive technology for the partially sighted.

  • Geographical Information Systems Officer

    A geographic information systems or 'GIS' officer collects, analyses and presents geographical data in the form of maps or charts to aid delivery of a service or strategic plans. Roles for GIS officers exist across a wide range of sectors including defence, oil, telecoms and the environment.