University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich is a leading London university, with an innovative and modern approach to teaching, research and enterprise. The university has three magnificent, historic campuses in south-east London and Kent, including one at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, in a UNESCO World Heritage site: “premises to match any Oxbridge college,” according to The Sunday Times University Guide. Greenwich takes particular pride in its excellent standards of teaching and high levels of student satisfaction. It has won international recognition for the quality of its applied research, which makes a real and practical difference to society, while the institution also has a long track record of solving problems for governments, charities, industry and other partners, working in fields such as computer modelling, fire safety, pharmaceuticals and sustainable development.

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When it comes to faces, most of us are typical-recognisers, with just a small percentage classed as super-recognisers. Shutterstock

Facial recognition: research reveals new abilities of ‘super-recognisers

"Super-recognisers" who can identify a range of ethnicities could help increase fraud detection rates at passport control and decrease false conviction rates  that have relied on CCTV.
Ivorian sailors participate in an anti-piracy hostage rescue scenario with the Ghanaian Navy during Exercise Obangame Express. Wikimedia Commons

Fighting piracy in the Gulf of Guinea needs a radical rethink

Feeding a simple narrative of piracy without a broader look at other maritime security challenges hinders progress in dealing with it.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) is looking to provide his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, with nuclear energy. EPA

Why nuclear power would be a bad option for South Africa

Instead of spending time trying to make nuclear energy a possibility, South Africa should look to forms of renewable energy instead.
‘PINEWOOD’: soon to be emblazoned on a British hillside.

Pinewood expansion: now is the time for British film to be brave

If someone asked you to think of a British film, what would come to mind? For some years now, the most likely answer would have been any of the select but powerful band of little films that made good on…
Keeping the taps running for all. Steve A Johnson/Flickr

UK is out of step with the rest of the world on access to water

A petition on the human right to water, signed by 1.8m people across Europe, was presented last month in Brussels. The petition called on the European Commission to recognise the UN resolution that water…

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