Department of Health Sciences and Technology
Researching to understand all aspects of movement and the positive effect of physical activity
Researching to investigate the structure of food and develop innovative technologies and processes
Researching to support and advance the rehabilitation and regeneration of patients through new technologies
Researching to understand the functions of the brain and complex mental processes
Educating a new generation of specialists for work at the interface of science and technology
The Department of Health Sciences and Technology reflects and addresses fundamental themes and questions at the forefront of its four research areas. Read more
22.11.2013 | D-HEST | Research
WHO recommends that breastfeeding mothers without access to iodised salt should take an iodine supplement capsule to provide a year’s worth of iodine for them and their infant. ETH Zurich researchers tested the effectiveness of this method for the first time.
30.10.2013 | D-BIOL, D-HEST | Spotlight
ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich and the five university hospitals joined forces in the field of medical research in order to benefit from the advantageous location Zurich. Yesterday, the umbrella organisation “Hochschulmedizin Zürich” celebrated its first anniversary.
Innovative education encompassing people – health – technology:
Study programme Health Sciences and Technology
Knowledge of the whole food chain from raw materials to the wellbeing of the consumer:
Study programme Food Science