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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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Ces super-reconnaisseurs sont souvent engagés dans de nombreuses agences de détectives, et par la police. shutterstock

Ils excellent dans la reconnaissance des visages et des voix. Ce sont les « super-reconnaisseurs »

La recherche montre qu’il pourrait y avoir un lien entre différents mécanismes dans le cerveau qui, en travaillant ensemble, conduisent à ce type de capacité supérieure.
The Suez Canal on a normal day. Photo by Camille Delbos/Art In All of Us/Corbis via Getty Images

Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockage

Direct implications for maritime security are unlikely. But there will be ripple effects in the shipping industry and in many commercial sectors.
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.

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