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Sir Peter Medawar won a Nobel Prize for his work on graft rejection and acquired immune tolerance in 1960

Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Charles Lapworth undertook pioneering work into the formation of mountain belts 1882–1883

Aston Webb – A Block, Earth Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Frederick Shotton furthered understanding of climate change 1949–1974

Aston Webb – A Block, Earth Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Sir Edward Elgar, composer, became the University’s first Professor of Music in 1905

Bramall Concert Hall, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Sir Granville Bantock, composer and conductor, Professor of Music 1908–34

Bramall Concert Hall, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Otto Frisch and Rudolf Peierls showed the feasibility of an airborne atomic weapon here in 1940

Nuffield, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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John Randall and Harry Boot first operated a Cavity Magnetron to produce radar waves here on 21 Feb 1940

Nuffield, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Sir Mark Oliphant pioneer of particle physics with the Proton Synchrotron built here 1946–1953

Nuffield, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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John Henry Poynting, first Professor of Physics, determined the mass of Earth in Birmingham in 1890

Poynting Building, Universioty of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Margery Fry, influential prison reformer and one of the first female magistrates. Warden here 1908–1914

University House, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Sir William Ashley founded Britain's first Faculty of Commerce here in 1902

Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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George Neville Watson, mathematician, published pioneering work on Bessel Functions in 1922

Watson Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Louis MacNeice poet, author and playwright taught Classics 1930–1936

Arts Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Sir Nikolaus Pevsner, architectural historian, researched English industrial design 1934–1935

Arts Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Francois Lafitte, pioneering social policy analyst, worked to widen access to family planning during the 1960s.

Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, the focus for British cultural studies, founded here in 1964

Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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John Sinclair set up the COBUILD project, pioneering a dictionary using ‘real-world’ text in 1987

Westmere, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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David Lodge author of satirical "campus novels" taught English 1960-1987

Arts Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Marie Corelli novelist and protector of local heritage lived and died here 1901-1924

The Shakespeare Institute, Mason Croft, Church St, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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Dame Hilda Lloyd Professor of Obstetrics saved many through her midwife ‘flying squads’ set up in 1936

Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Leon Abrams and Ray Lightwood developed and implanted the first variable rate pacemaker in 1960

Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Sir Norman Haworth Nobel Laureate in Chemistry for work on carbohydrates and vitamin C 1937

Haworth Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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