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The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. [1]

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Aaron Valero (1913–2000) was an Israeli physician and educator who helped establish hospitals and medical schools, authored medical publications and contributed greatly to the advancement of medical education in Israel in the latter half of the 20th century.

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Abdulaziz bin Mohieddin Khoja (born 1940) is the former Saudi ambassador and he served as the minister of culture and information between 2009 and 2014.

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Accrington bricks, or Noris are a type of iron-hard engineering brick, produced in Altham near Accrington, Lancashire, England from 1887 to 2008 and again from 2015.

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Adam Osborne (March 6, 1939 – March 18, 2003) was a Thailand-born British-American author, book and software publisher, and computer designer who founded several companies in the United States and elsewhere.

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Akbar Salahuddin Ahmed, Sitara-i-Imtiaz, or Akbar Ahmed, is currently the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University in Washington, D.C. and was the First Distinguished Chair of Middle East and Islamic Studies at the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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Sir Alan Howard Cottrell, FRS (17 July 1919 – 15 February 2012) was an English metallurgist and physicist.

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Alan Dedicoat (born 1 December 1954) is an English announcer for programmes on BBC One and BBC Radio 2; he is probably best known as the "Voice of the Balls" on the National Lottery programmes on BBC One.

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Major General Alan Hawley is a British doctor and academic.

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Sir Alan Walter Rudge CBE, FREng, FRS (born 17 October 1937 London) is a British electrical engineer.

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Alan Gregory Clayton Smith (born 14 February 1957) is the current Bishop of St Albans, and formerly the area Bishop of Shrewsbury.

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Professor Sir Alan Arthur Walters (17 June 1926 – 3 January 2009) was a British economist, best known as the former Chief Economic Adviser to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher from 1981 to 1983 and again in 1989 after his return from the USA.

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Alex Deakin (born Alexander Roy Deakin, 1974, North Ferriby, near Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire) is a weatherman for the BBC, broadcasting on British television and radio.

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Sir Alexander Jarratt CB (born 19 January 1924) is a British businessman and former senior civil servant.

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Professor Sir Alex Markham is Professor of Medicine at the University of Leeds, Director of the Molecular Medicine Institute at St James's University Hospital, and a former Chief Executive of Cancer Research UK.

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Alphonse Mingana (born as Hurmiz Mingana; ܗܪܡܙ ܡܢܓܢܐ, in 1878 at Sharanesh, a village near Zakho (present day Iraq) - died 5 December 1937 Birmingham, England) was an ethnic Assyrian theologian, historian, Syriacist, orientalist and a former priest who is best known for collecting and preserving the Mingana Collection of ancient Middle Eastern manuscripts at Birmingham.

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Alvina Reynolds, is a Saint Lucian politician who represents the Babonneau constituency for the Saint Lucia Labour Party.

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Sir Alwyn Williams, FRS, FRSE, MRIA, FGS (8 June 1921 – 4 April 2004) was a Welsh geologist, who was Principal of the University of Glasgow from 1976 to 1988, and President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh from 1985 to 1988.

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Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty and AI) is a non-governmental organisation focused on human rights with over 7 million members and supporters around the world.

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Andrew Carnegie (but commonly or;MacKay, p. 29. November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century.

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Andrew John Turner (born 24 October 1953, in Coventry) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.

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Ann Noreen Widdecombe, (born 4 October 1947) is a former British Conservative Party politician and has been a novelist since 2000.

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Anna Mary Soubry (born 7 December 1956) is a British Conservative Party politician.

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Sir Anthony Michael Beaumont-Dark (11 October 1932 – 2 April 2006) was a British politician.

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John Anthony Burgess Wilson, (25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993) – who published under the pen name Anthony Burgess – was an English writer and composer.

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Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, (12 June 1897 – 14 January 1977) was a British Conservative politician who served three periods as Foreign Secretary and then a relatively brief term as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1955 to 1957.

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The Reverend Canon Arthur Robert Peacocke MBE (29 November 1924 – 21 October 2006) was a British theologian and biochemist.

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Sir Arthur Peregrine Thomson MC, LLD, MD, FRCP (1890 British Guiana - 15 July 1977) was a British physician.

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The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that flourished in Europe and North America between 1880 and 1910, emerging in Japan in the 1920s.

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Arup (officially Arup Group Limited) is a British multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, UK which provides engineering, design, planning, project management and consulting services for all aspects of the built environment.

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Associated Architects' Offices at The Mailbox, Birmingham RIBA Award Winner 2009, David Wilson Library Associated Architects is a leading architectural firm based in Birmingham, England.

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) represents 535 universities from 37 Commonwealth countries.

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Sir Aston Webb, GCVO, CB, PRA, FRIBA (22 May 1849 – 21 August 1930) was an English architect, active in the late 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century.

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Astronomer Royal is a senior post in the Royal Households of the United Kingdom.

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Sir Joseph Austen Chamberlain (16 October 1863 – 17 March 1937) was a British statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, and half-brother of Neville Chamberlain.

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Sir Austin "William" Pearce CBE was the Chairman of British Aerospace from 1980 until 1987.

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Babatunde Osotimehin (born 6 February 1949), a national of Nigeria, was appointed on 19 November 2010 as the new Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for a four-year term.

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Bala Garba Jahumpa (born 20 July 1958 in Banjul (as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs) on Gambian government website.) is a Gambian politician and diplomat.

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The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom and the model on which most modern central banks have been based.

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The Barber Institute of Fine Arts is an art gallery and concert hall in Birmingham, England.

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Dr Barry Michael Cockcroft CBE is the Chief Dental Officer (CDO) for England.

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Barry John Everitt FRS, FMedSci (born 19 February 1946) was Master of Downing College, Cambridge and is professor of behavioral neuroscience and director of research at the University of Cambridge.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC Online is the brand name and home for the BBC's UK online service.

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A bell tower is a tower that contains one or more bells, or that is designed to hold bells, even if it has none.

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Benjamin Peter Sherrington "Ben" Shephard (born 11 December 1974) is an English television presenter and journalist who is currently employed by both ITV and Sky Sports.

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Professor Samuel Berrick Saul CBE (generally known as Berrick Saul) was Vice-Chancellor of the University of York from 1979 to 1993.

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Sir Bertram Coghill Alan Windle, M.A., M.D., Sc.D., Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S., F.S.A., K.S.G., (8 May 1858 – 14 February 1929) was a British anatomist, administrator, archaeologist, scientist, educationalist and writer.

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Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Birmingham Business School is the business school of the University of Birmingham in England, located in University House, a former hall of residence in Edgbaston that has been refurbished to provide new teaching and research facilities.

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Birmingham city centre is the business, retail and leisure hub of Birmingham, England.

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The Birmingham Lions Ice Hockey Club (Formerly the Birmingham Eagles Ice Hockey Club) is the Ice hockey club that represents the higher education establishments of the West Midlands Conurbation.

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Two leaves of an early Quranic manuscript in the Mingana Collection of Middle Eastern manuscripts of the University of Birmingham's Cadbury Research Library were discovered in 2015 as being dated between 568 and 645, making it among the oldest Quran manuscripts to date.

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The Birmingham Union Workhouse was a workhouse on Western Road in Birmingham, England.

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Robert John Blizzard (born 31 May 1950) is a British Labour Party politician, who is Labour's Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Waveney.

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Datuk Bolly anak Lapok (born 10 August 1952) is the fourth Metropolitan Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of the Province of South East Asia as well as the Bishop of Kuching.

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Bournbrook is a neighbourhood in the Council Ward and Parliamentary District of Selly Oak as determined by the Boundary Commission for England.

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Brian Colin Castle (born 7 September 1949) is the current Bishop suffragan of Tonbridge.

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Brian Hilton Flowers, Baron Flowers FRS (13 September 1924 – 25 June 2010) was a British physicist, academican and public servant.

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Brian MacMahon (23 August 1923 – 5 December 2007) was a British-born United States epidemiologist who chaired the Department of Epidemiology of the Harvard School of Public Health from 1958 until 1988.

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British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) is the governing body for university sport in the United Kingdom.

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Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is a United States national laboratory located in Upton, New York, on Long Island, and was formally established in 1947 at the site of Camp Upton, a former U.S. Army base.

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A business magnate (formally industrialist) refers to an entrepreneur of great influence, importance, or standing in a particular enterprise or field of business.

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Christopher John "C.J." Sansom is a British writer of crime novels.

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Cadbury is a British multinational confectionery company owned by Mondelēz International.

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Cancer Research UK is a cancer research and awareness charity in the United Kingdom, formed on 4 February 2002 by the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

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A cantilever is a rigid structural element, such as a beam or a plate, anchored at only one end to a (usually vertical) support from which it is protruding.

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Carbohydrate chemistry is a subdiscipline of chemistry primarily concerned with the synthesis, structure, and function of carbohydrates.

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The Cassegrain reflector is a combination of a primary concave mirror and a secondary convex mirror, often used in optical telescopes and radio antennas.

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The cavity magnetron is a high-powered vacuum tube that generates microwaves using the interaction of a stream of electrons with a magnetic field while moving past a series of open metal cavities (cavity resonators).

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Celina Hinchcliffe (born 21 March 1976 in Windsor, Berkshire), is a British television sports presenter, currently presenting for SkySports.

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Cellobiose is a disaccharide with the formula 2O.

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Cellulose is an organic compound with the formula, a polysaccharide consisting of a linear chain of several hundred to many thousands of β(1→4) linked D-glucose units.

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The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies (CCCS) was a research centre at the University of Birmingham, England.

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Centre of West African Studies (CWAS) is a division of the School of Historical Studies at the University of Birmingham (UK).

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A chancellor is a leader of a college or university, usually either the executive or ceremonial head of the university or of a university campus.

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Sir Charles Grant Robertson CVO (1869 - 29 February 1948), was a British academic historian.

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Charles Lapworth, FRS, FGS (20 September 1842 – 13 March 1920) was an English geologist who pioneered faunal analysis using index fossils and identified the Ordovician period.

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Chen Liangyu (born 24 October 1946 in Shanghai) is a disgraced Chinese politician best known for his tenure as the Communist Party Secretary of Shanghai, the city's top office, from 2002 to his dismissal in 2006, and a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China.

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Christopher David "Chris" Addison (born 5 November 1971) is a British comedian, writer, actor and director from Manchester.

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Christopher John "Chris" Tarrant, OBE (born 10 October 1946) is an English radio and television broadcaster.

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Christine Ann Wellington MBE (born 18 February 1977) is an English former professional triathlete and four-time Ironman Triathlon World Champion.

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The Church Mission Society (CMS), formerly in Britain and currently in Australia and New Zealand known as the Church Missionary Society, is a mission society working with the Anglican Communion and Protestant Christians around the world.

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Oscar-Claude Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.

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Sir Clive Thompson is Deputy Chairman of Strategic Equity Capital plc.

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Ivor Colin Docker (known as Colin; 3 December 1925 – 4 November 2014) was the 2nd Anglican Bishop of Horsham from 1975 until 1991 and the first area bishop from the area scheme's institution in 1984.

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Dr Colin Barry Phipps (23 July 1934 – 10 January 2009) was a British petroleum geologist and chairman of several petroleum companies.

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The Communist Party of China (CPC) is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Comparative anatomy is the study of similarities and differences in the anatomy of different species.

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Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, (formerly Lancashire) England.

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Cornell University is an American private Ivy League and federal land-grant research university located in Ithaca, New York.

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The Cosmotron was a particle accelerator, specifically a proton synchrotron, at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the centre of England.

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The Crafoord Prize is an annual science prize established in 1980 by Holger Crafoord, a Swedish industrialist, and his wife Anna-Greta Crafoord.

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The Cross-City Line is a suburban railway line in the West Midlands region of England.

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Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for the benefit of future generations.

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Cultural studies is a field of theoretically, politically, and empirically engaged cultural analysis that was initially developed by British academics in the late 1950s, '60s and '70s, and has been subsequently taken up and transformed by scholars from many different disciplines around the world.

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Cynthia Bower (born 6 July 1955) is a former manager in the National Health Service, and the first Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in the United Kingdom, from which she was forced to resign after the Winterbourne View hospital abuse investigation and a resultant investigation by the Department of Health.

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Dan Pedoe (1910–1998) was an English-born mathematician and geometer with a career spanning more than sixty years.

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Daniela Kühn is a German mathematician and the Mason Professor in Mathematics at the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, England.

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The Darwin Medal is awarded by the Royal Society every alternate year for "work of acknowledged distinction in the broad area of biology in which Charles Darwin worked, notably in evolution, population biology, organismal biology and biological diversity".

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Sir David Aubrey Scott GCMG (3 August 1919 – 27 December 2010) was a British diplomat who served as High Commissioner to New Zealand and Ambassador to South Africa.

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David Graham Blanchflower (informally sometimes called Danny Blanchflower after the footballer) CBE (born March 2, 1952) is a leading labour economist, currently a tenured economics professor at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

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David Anthony Currie, Baron Currie of Marylebone (born 9 December 1946) is a British economist and a cross bench member of the House of Lords.

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David Elliott Drew (born 13 April 1952) is a British Labour Co-operative politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Stroud from 1997 to 2010.

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Sir David Stephen Eastwood, (born 5 January 1959), is a British academic who has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham since 13 April 2009.

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David Alan Gill (born 5 August 1957) is British football executive, formerly chief executive of Manchester United and a vice-chairman of The Football Association.

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Professor David Anthony Haslam CBE FRCP FRCGP FAcadMed (born 4 July 1949) is a British medical doctor and administrator, the chair of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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David Ishemunyoro Godi Karimanzira (25 May 1947 - 24 March 2011) was a Zimbabwean politician and cabinet minister.

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David Christopher Kelly, CMG (14 May 1944 – 17 July 2003) was a British scientist and authority on biological warfare, employed by the British Ministry of Defence, and formerly a United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq.

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David John Lodge CBE (born 28 January 1935) is an English author and literary critic.

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David Prior (born 1972, Ipswich, United Kingdom) is a British sound artist and composer.

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Daytime television is a television genre which features television programming traditionally produced and scheduled to air between the hours of 9 a.m. (at the end of morning show-type programming) and 5 p.m. (when local news and the early fringe of primetime begins).

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Derek Clissold Burke CBE DL (born 13 February 1930) is a British academic who served as Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia from 1987-1995.

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Derek John Fatchett PC (22 August 1945 – 9 May 1999) was a British politician.

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Deryk Osthus is a Professor of Graph Theory at the School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham.

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Desmond John Morris (born 24 January 1928) is an English zoologist, ethologist and surrealist painter, as well as a popular author in human sociobiology.

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Didymus Noel Edwin Mutasa (born 27 July 1935) is a Zimbabwean politician who served as Zimbabwe's Speaker of Parliament from 1980 to 1990.

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Doctors is a British medical soap opera which first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 26 March 2000.

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Doreen Elizabeth Massey, Baroness Massey of Darwen (born 5 September 1938), is a Labour member of the House of Lords.

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Dublin Corporation, known by generations of Dubliners simply as The Corpo, is the former name given to the city government and its administrative organisation in Dublin between 1661 and 1 January 2002.

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An early day motion (EDM), in the Westminster system, is a motion, expressed as a single sentence, tabled by Members of Parliament that formally calls for debate "on an early day".

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Eber Priestley was the first successor of Frank Whittaker as Bishop in Medak.

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Edgbaston is an area in the city of Birmingham in England.

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Sir Edward Thomas ("Ted") Downes, CBE (17 June 1924 – 10 July 2009) was an English conductor, specialising in opera.

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Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire.

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The Edwardian era or Edwardian period in the United Kingdom is the period covering the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended beyond Edward's death to include the four years leading up to World War I. The death of Queen Victoria in January 1901 and the succession of her son Edward marked the end of the Victorian era.

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Edwin Ernest Salpeter (3 December 1924, Vienna – 26 November 2008, Ithaca, New York) was an Austrian–Australian–American astrophysicist.

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In physics, the electronvolt (symbol eV; also written electron volt) is a unit of energy equal to approximately 160 zeptojoules (symbol zJ) or joules (symbol J).

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Elliot Cowan is an English actor, known for portraying Corporal Jem Poynton in Ultimate Force, Mr Darcy in Lost in Austen, and Ptolemy in the 2004 film Alexander.

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Elliott Hershel Lieb (born July 31, 1932) is an American mathematical physicist and professor of mathematics and physics at Princeton University who specializes in statistical mechanics, condensed matter theory, and functional analysis.

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Sir Ellis Kirkham Waterhouse (16 February 1905 – 7 September 1985) was an English art historian who specialized in Roman baroque and English painting.

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Professor Emmanuel Chuka Osammor (September 10, 1938–2007) was a Nigerian academic and politician who served as the minister of Police Affairs and later Employment, Labour and Productivity in the administration of President Shehu Shagari.

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Employment tribunals are tribunal public bodies in England and Wales and Scotland which have statutory jurisdiction to hear many kinds of disputes between employers and employees.

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The English Renaissance was a cultural and artistic movement in England dating from the late 15th to the early 17th century.

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Eric Roll, Baron Roll of Ipsden CB KCMG (1 December 1907 – 30 March 2005) was an academic economist, public servant and banker.

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Sir Ernest (Ernie) William Titterton CMG, Ph.

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In heraldry, an escutcheon is a shield which forms the main or focal element in an achievement of arms.

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The European University Association (EUA) represents and supports more than 850 institutions of higher education in 47 countries, providing them with a forum for cooperation and exchange of information on higher education and research policies.

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A farmers' market (also farmers market) is a physical retail market featuring foods sold directly by farmers to consumers.

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Femi Oke (born 30 June 1966) is a British television presenter and journalist.

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Field research or fieldwork is the collection of information outside of a laboratory, library or workplace setting.

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The financial crisis of 2007–08, also known as the Global Financial Crisis and 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.

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Fircroft College is a specialist adult residential college based in Selly Oak, Birmingham.

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Francis Brett Young (29 June 1884 – 28 March 1954) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, and composer.

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Sir Francis Graham-Smith (born 25 April 1923) is a British astronomer.

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Sir Francis Charles McLean (1904–1998) was Chief Engineer of the Psychological Warfare Division of the Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force (PWD Shaef) in World War II, and Director of Engineering at the BBC from 1963 to 1968.

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Francis William Aston FRS (1 September 1877 – 20 November 1945) was a British chemist and physicist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-radioactive elements, and for his enunciation of the whole number rule.

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Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes (born October 29, 1926) was the ninth president of Cornell University from 1977 to 1995.

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Professor Frank Horton FRS (20 August 1878 - 31 October 1957) was professor of physics at Royal Holloway College, London University from 1914 - 1946 and later Vice Chancellor of London University during the years of World War II from 1939 - 1945.

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Sir James Fraser Stoddart FRS FRSE FRSC (born 24 May 1942) is a Scottish chemist currently at the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University in the United States.

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Professor Frederick William Shotton FRS (1906–1990) was a British geologist.

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Freeman John Dyson FRS (born 15 December 1923) is an English-born American Freeman Dyson: Disturbing the universe, pg 131, "I had finally become an American...

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The Frisch–Peierls memorandum was the first technical exposition of a practical atomic weapon.

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George Neville Watson (31 January 1886 – 2 February 1965) was an English mathematician, who applied complex analysis to the theory of special functions.

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Gaseous diffusion is a technology used to produce enriched uranium by forcing gaseous uranium hexafluoride (UF6) through semipermeable membranes.

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Gentiobiose is a disaccharide composed of two units of D-glucose joined with a β(1->6) linkage.

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Geoffrey Hutchings (8 June 1939 – 1 July 2010) was an English stage, film and television actor.

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Geoffrey J.D. Hewings is Professor of Geography and Regional Science, of Economics, of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

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Geoffrey Ma Tao-li GBM QC SC (born 11 January 1956) is the incumbent Chief Justice of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal.

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George Craddock (26 February 1897 – 28 April 1974) was a British Labour politician.

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George Davies (born 29 October 1941 in Crosby), Lancashire, is an English fashion designer and retailer.

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George I (George Louis; Georg Ludwig; 28 May 1660 – 11 June 1727) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1 August 1714 until his death, and ruler of the Duchy and Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) in the Holy Roman Empire from 1698.

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Professor George Barnabas Kirya, MBChB, MSc, Dip.Bact., is a Ugandan physician, academic, microbiologist, politician and diplomat.

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Sir George Ernest Schuster, KCSI, KCMG, CBE, MC (25 April 1881 – 5 June 1982) was a British barrister, financier, colonial administrator and Liberal politician.

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Sir George Henry Turnbull, CEng, FIMechE (17 October 1926 – 22 December 1992) was a UK automobile executive best remembered in the UK for his period as managing director of the Austin-Morris Division of British Leyland.

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Geotechnical engineering is the branch of civil engineering concerned with the engineering behavior of earth materials.

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Sir Harry Gilbert Barling, 1st Baronet CB CBE FRCS (30 April 1855 – 27 April 1940) was an English surgeon.

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A glucoside is a glycoside that is derived from glucose.

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Glycogen is a multibranched polysaccharide of glucose that serves as a form of energy storage in animals and fungi.

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The Goethe University Frankfurt (full German name: Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main) is a university which was founded in 1914 as a Citizens' University, which means that, while it was a State university of Prussia, it had been founded and financed by the wealthy and active liberal citizenry of Frankfurt am Main, a unique feature in German university history.

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Gordon Johnson Borrie, Baron Borrie QC (born 13 March 1931) is an English lawyer and Labour Party life peer.

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The Gough-Calthorpe family is descended from ancient and notable families who both held lands in the area around Birmingham, England.

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Sir Granville Bantock (7 August 186816 October 1946) was a British composer of classical music.

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Grattan Bridge is a road bridge spanning the River Liffey in Dublin, Ireland, and joining Capel Street to Parliament Street and the south quays.

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Henry Thomas Cadbury-Brown RA (20 May 1913 – 9 July 2009) was a British architect.

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Hannah England (born 6 March 1987) is a British middle-distance running athlete who specialises in the 800 metres, 1500 metres and mile run.

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Harold Edward Gurden (28 June 1903 – 27 April 1989) was a British Conservative Party politician.

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Harry Blackmore Whittington FRS (24 March 1916 – 20 June 2010) was a British palaeontologist who made a major contribution to the study of fossils of the Burgess Shale and other Cambrian fauna.

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Henry Albert Howard "Harry" Boot (29 July 1917 – 8 February 1983) was an English physicist who with Sir John Randall and James Sayers developed the cavity magnetron, which was one of the keys to the Allied victory in the Second World War.

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The Henri Poincaré Prize sponsored by the Daniel Iagolnitzer Foundation was created in 1997 to recognize outstanding contributions in mathematical physics, and contributions which lay the groundwork for novel developments in this broad field.

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Henry Ellis Daniels FRS (2 October 1912 – 16 April 2000) was a British statistician.

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Sir Henry Fowler, KBE (29 July 1870 – 16 October 1938) was a Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Midland Railway and subsequently the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

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Sir Henry Brian Globe (born June 18, 1949), styled The Hon Mr Justice Globe, is current judge at the Queen's Bench in the High Court.

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Henry Treece (22 December 1911 – 10 June 1966) was a British poet and writer, who worked also as a teacher and editor.

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The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (previously the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) in the United Kingdom, which has been responsible for the distribution of funding to universities and Colleges of Higher and Further Education in England since 1992.

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Hilary Jane Armstrong, Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top (born 30 November 1945) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for North West Durham from 1987 to 2010.

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There have been two baronetcies created for persons with the surname Holcroft, both in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom for members of the same family.

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Holland William Hobbiss (8 February 1880 – 22 July 1970) was an architect in the Birmingham area of England.

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Homa Katouzian, (born Homayoun Katouzian, همايون کاتوزیان., on 17 November 1942 in Tehran) is an economist, historian, political scientist and literary critic, with a special interest in Iranian studies.

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Sir Hossein Yassaie is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Imagination Technologies where he has worked since 1992.

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Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson, CH, KCVO, PRA, RDI (23 May 1910 – 15 August 1999), was a British architect, interior designer, artist, and writer and broadcaster on 20th-century design.

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Hydrofluoric acid is a solution of hydrogen fluoride (HF) in water.

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Sir Ian Maurice Gray Prosser (born 5 July 1943) is a British businessman.

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Edward Ingress Bell (1837–1914) was an English architect of the late 19th and early 20th century, who worked for many years in partnership with the more well-known Sir Aston Webb.

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Inlogov is the Institute of Local Government Studies Bagnall at the University of Birmingham in the UK.

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific intergovernmental body under the auspices of the United Nations, set up at the request of member governments.

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International development or global development is a wide concept concerning level of development on an international scale.

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InterVol is an international volunteering charity based in the United Kingdom.

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Inulins are a group of naturally occurring polysaccharides produced by many types of plants, industrially most often extracted from chicory.

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The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, Gulf War II, and Gulf War 2.

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Ironbridge is a settlement on the River Severn, at the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge, in Shropshire, England.

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The Ironbridge Institute is a centre offering postgraduate and professional development courses in heritage and is a partnership between the University of Birmingham and the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust.

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Jacquie Beltrao (born Jacqueline Leavy on 21 April 1965 in Dublin) is a sports presenter on Sky News and a former Olympic gymnast.

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Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, comprising the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles.

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James Clavell (10 October 1921 – 6 September 1994), born Charles Edmund Dumaresq Clavell, was an Australian-born British (later naturalized American) novelist, screenwriter, director, and World War II veteran and prisoner of war.

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James George Morris (4 February 1967) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Halesowen and Rowley Regis in the West Midlands of England since the 2010 general election.

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James Riordan (10 October 1936 – 10 February 2012) was an English novelist, broadcaster, sports historian, association football player and Russian scholar.

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Professor James Sayers (2 September 1912 – 13 March 1993) was an important Northern Irish physicist, who played a crucial role in developing centimetric radar - now used in microwave ovens.

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Jane Davidson (born 19 March 1957) was the Labour Assembly Member for Pontypridd and the minister for environment, sustainability and housing in the Welsh Assembly Government.

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Jane Susan Garvey (born 23 June 1964) is a British radio presenter, currently of BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.

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Jane Wymark (born 31 October 1952) is an English actress.

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Jessica Elizabeth Morden (born 29 May 1968) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Newport East since 2005.

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Joanna Marie Mussett Gosling (born 5 January 1971) is a television news presenter, broadcast journalist and author.

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Joseph John Bossano (born 10 June 1939) is a Gibraltarian politician, and the former leader of the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party.

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John Richard Briley (b. August 25, 1925) is an American writer best known for screenplays of biographical films.

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John Patrick Butcher (13 February 1946 – 25 December 2006) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.

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John Cadman, Head of Manufacturing FRS, GCMG (7 September 1877 – 31 May 1941) was a British mining engineer, petroleum technologist and public servant.

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John Hammond (born April 1966) is an English weather forecaster for the BBC.

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John Henry Muirhead (28 April 1855 – 24 May 1940) was a British philosopher best known for having initiated the Muirhead Library of Philosophy in 1890.

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John Henry Poynting (9 September 185230 March 1914) was an English physicist.

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Sir John Robert Hills, (born 29 July 1954) is a British academic.

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John Howard Whitehouse (1873–1955) was the founder and first Warden of Bembridge School on the Isle of Wight and a Member of Parliament.

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Sir John Jennings CBE BSc PhD FGS FRSE was the Chancellor of Loughborough University, having previously been Chairman of the Shell Transport and Trading Company plc from 1993 to 1997 and a director until 2001.

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John Lewis (1 February 1889 – 12 February 1976) was a British Unitarian minister and Marxist philosopher and author of many works on philosophy, anthropology, and religion.

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John Hardcastle Dalton Madin (23 March 1924 – 8 January 2012) was an English architect.

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John Nost (died 1729) was a Flemish-born sculptor, operational in Britain in the early 18th century.

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Sir John Turton Randall, DSc, FRS, FRSE (23 March 1905 – 16 June 1984) was a British physicist and biophysicist, credited with radical improvement of the cavity magnetron, an essential component of centimetric wavelength radar, which was one of the keys to the Allied victory in the Second World War.

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John Robert Schrieffer (born May 31, 1931) is an American physicist and, with John Bardeen and Leon N Cooper, recipient of the 1972 Nobel Prize for Physics for developing the BCS theory, the first successful microscopic theory of superconductivity.

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John Stewart Bell FRS (28 June 1928 – 1 October 1990) was a Northern Irish physicist, and the originator of Bell's theorem, an important theorem in quantum physics regarding hidden variable theories.

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Sir John Robert Vane FRS (29 March 1927 – 19 November 2004) was an English pharmacologist who was instrumental in the understanding of how aspirin produces pain-relief and anti-inflammatory effects and his work led to new treatments for heart and blood vessel disease and introduction of ACE inhibitors.

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Jonathan Charles "Jon" Gaunt (born 3 March 1961 in Coventry), is an English radio talk show presenter, TV personality, newspaper columnist, social commentator and spokesman.

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Jonathan Bennett is a mathematician and Professor of Mathematical Analysis at the University of Birmingham.

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Joseph Chamberlain (8 July 1836 – 2 July 1914) was a British politician and statesman, who was first a radical Liberal then a leading imperialist.

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The Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower, or simply Old Joe, is a clock tower and campanile located in Chancellor's court at the University of Birmingham, in the suburb of Edgbaston.

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Dame Josephine Clare Barstow, DBE (born 27 September 1940) is an English soprano.

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Sir Josiah Mason (23 February 1795 – 16 June 1881) was an English industrialist, engaged in pen manufacture and other trades, and a philanthropist.

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Judith Margaret "Judy" Loe (born 6 March 1947) is an English actress.

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Julian Richard Smith (born 30 August 1971) is the Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Skipton and Ripon.

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Juliana Jocelyn Azumah-Mensah (born 15 June 1950) is a Ghanaian politician and nurse.

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Junedin Sado (or Juneidi Sad) is a former Ethiopian Cabinet Minister.

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Karan Faridoon Bilimoria, Lord Bilimoria CBE, DL (born 26 November 1961, in Hyderabad, Telangana State, India) is an Indian-origin British entrepreneur and a life peer.

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Karl Shuker (born 9 December 1959) is a British zoologist, cryptozoologist and author.

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Karl Willetts (born 21 September 1966) is a death metal vocalist from England.

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Kate Harwood is a British television producer.

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The Kavli Prize was established in 2005 through a joint venture between the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, and The Kavli Foundation.

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Kay Alexander MBE is a retired British regional BBC television newsreader.

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Keele University, officially known as the University of Keele, is a public research university located about 3 miles (4.8 km) from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England.

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Sir Kenneth Mather CBE FRS (22 June 1911 – 20 March 1990) was a British geneticist and botanist.

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Sir Kenneth "Ken" Murray FRS FRSE FRCPath (30 December 1930 – 7 April 2013) was an English molecular biologist and the Biogen Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Edinburgh.

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Kenny Davis Anthony (born January 8, 1951.) is a Saint Lucian politician who has been Prime Minister of Saint Lucia since 2011, a post he held from 1997 to 2006.

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Kevin John Patrick McDonald KC*HS (b. 18 August 1947, Stoke-on-Trent) is the Archbishop Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark, England.

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King Edward's School (KES) is an independent day school for boys in Edgbaston, an area of Birmingham, England.

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Sushanta Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya, Kt.

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Labour economics seeks to understand the functioning and dynamics of the markets for wage labour.

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Lactose is a disaccharide sugar derived from galactose and glucose that is found in milk.

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The Lake District, also known as The Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England.

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The Lapworth Museum of Geology is a major geological museum run by the University of Birmingham in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England.

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Sir Leonard George Holden Huxley KBE (29 May 1902 – 4 September 1988) was an Australian physicist.

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Sir Liam Joseph Donaldson FMedSci (born 3 May 1949, Middlesbrough, England, UK) is a British doctor and the current Chancellor of Newcastle University.

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Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands is a practice of architects, urban designers and masterplanners established in 1986 and practicing out of London.

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Lisa Lyttelton, Dowager Viscountess Cobham (born about 1958 as Lisa Clayton) is the first British woman to sail single-handed and non-stop around the world.

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Ex solo ad solem.

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The list of modern universities in Europe (1801–1945) contains all universities which existed in Europe between the French Revolution and the end of World War II.

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The Nobel Prizes (Nobelpriset, Nobelprisen) are prizes awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Swedish Academy, the Karolinska Institute, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee to individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine.

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This is a list of notable academics related to the University of Birmingham and its predecessors, Mason Science College and Queen's College, Birmingham.

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This is a list of notable alumni related to the University of Birmingham and its predecessors, Mason Science College and Queen's College, Birmingham.

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A listed building, in the United Kingdom, is one that has been placed on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.

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Literature, in its broadest sense, is any written work; etymologically the term derives from Latin litaritura/litteratura "writing formed with letters", although some definitions include spoken or sung texts.

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Liverpool Guild of Students is the students' union of the University of Liverpool (not to be confused with the Liverpool Students' Union which represents Liverpool John Moores University).

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The Lord President of the Council is the fourth of the Great Officers of State of the United Kingdom, ranking beneath the Lord High Treasurer and above the Lord Privy Seal.

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Lorna Sage (13 January 1943 – 11 January 2001) was an English academic, as well as a literary critic and author, known widely for her contribution to the consideration of women's writing.

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Frederick Louis MacNeice CBE (12 September 1907 – 3 September 1963) was a British poet and playwright.

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Sir James Adam Louis Matheson KBE CMG (11 February 191227 March 2002) was a British engineer and university administrator, who served as the first Vice-Chancellor of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

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Luciana Clare Berger (born 13 May 1981) is a British Labour Co-operative politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Liverpool Wavertree since 2010.

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Lucien Mounir Dahdah (15 August 1929 – 16 November 2003) was a Lebanese academic, businessman, media executive and politician, who served as foreign minister in 1975.

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Dame Lucy Morgan Theis (born 6 November 1960), styled The Hon.

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Lynne Mary Jones (born 26 April 1951) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Birmingham Selly Oak from 1992 until the dissolution of parliament in April 2010.

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Edith Madeleine Carroll (26 February 1906 – 2 October 1987) was an English actress, popular both in Britain and America in the 1930s and 1940s.

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MalcolmX (May19, 1925February21, 1965), born Malcolm Little and also known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (الحاجّ مالك الشباز), was an American Muslim minister and a human rights activist.

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Maltose, also known as maltobiose or malt sugar, is a disaccharide formed from two units of glucose joined with an α(1→4) bond, formed from a condensation reaction.

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Margaret Moran (born 24 April 1955) is a former Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom.

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Sara Margery Fry (11 March 1874 – 21 April 1958) was a British prison reformer as well as one of the first women to become a magistrate.

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Mariah Gale (born c.1980) is a British-Australian actress.

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Mark James Mwandosya (born 28 December 1949) is a Tanzanian CCM politician and Member of Parliament for Rungwe East constituency.

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Sir Marcus "Mark" Laurence Elwin Oliphant, (8 October 1901 – 14 July 2000) was an Australian physicist and humanitarian who played an important role in the first experimental demonstration of nuclear fusion and also the development of nuclear weapons.

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Mason Science College was a university college in Birmingham, England, and a predecessor college of Birmingham University.

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A Masonic Lodge, often termed a Private Lodge or Constituent Lodge, is the basic organisational unit of Freemasonry.

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Matthew William Goode (born 3 April 1978) is an English actor.

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Matthew Roger Green (born 12 April 1970, Shropshire) was the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Ludlow and his party's spokesman on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

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Matthias Yao Chih (born 12 January 1956) is a former politician from Singapore.

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Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins CBE FRS (15 December 1916 – 5 October 2004) was a New Zealand-born English physicist and molecular biologist, and Nobel Laureate whose research contributed to the scientific understanding of phosphorescence, isotope separation, optical microscopy and X-ray diffraction, and to the development of radar.

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The Meade Instruments Corporation (also shortened to Meade) is an American multinational company headquartered in Irvine, California, that manufactures, imports, and distributes telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes, microscopes, CCD cameras and telescope accessories for the consumer market.

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Melibiose is a reducing disaccharide formed by an alpha-1,6 linkage between galactose and glucose (D-Gal-α(1→6)-D-Glc).

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Sir Melville Arnott (14 January 1909 – 17 September 1999) was a British academic.

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Mervyn Allister King, Baron King of Lothbury, (born 30 March 1948) was the Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of its Monetary Policy Committee from 2003 to 2013.

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Metchley Fort was a Roman fort in what is now Birmingham, England.

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Sir Alfred William Michael Davies (29 July 1921) was a British barrister, and was a High Court Judge for 18 years, from 1973 to 1991.

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Sir Michael Anthony Eardley Dummett, FBA, D.Litt (27 June 192527 December 2011) was a British philosopher, described as "among the most significant British philosophers of the last century and a leading campaigner for racial tolerance and equality.". He was, until 1992, Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford.

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Sir John Michael Clifford Higgs DL (30 May 1912 – 20 October 1995) was a solicitor from Brierley Hill who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bromsgrove from 1950 to 1955.

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Michael Laurence Langrish (born 1 July 1946) is a retired English Anglican bishop.

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Sir Michael Lyons (born 1949), is the non-executive chairman of the English Cities Fund and Participle Ltd; he is a former Chairman of the BBC Trust.

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Professor Sir Michael John Owen is a Welsh research scientist in the area of psychiatry, currently the head of the Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences at Cardiff University.

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Sir Michael John Howard Sterling FREng (born 9 February 1946) is a British professor, and a former Vice-Chancellor of the Brunel University (1990 to 2001) and the University of Birmingham (2001 to 2009).

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Michael Antony "Mick" Aston, FSA (1 July 1946 – 24 June 2013) was an English archaeologist who specialised in Early Medieval landscape archaeology.

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Michael Andrew Coupe (born 26 September 1960), is a British businessman, the CEO of J Sainsbury plc, parent company of the supermarket chain Sainsbury's; since 11 July 2014.

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Mike Cowlishaw is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick, and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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General Sir Michael David "Mike" Jackson, (born 21 March 1944) is a retired British Army officer and one of its most high-profile generals since the Second World War.

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Dr Mohamed "Mo" Ibrahim (محمد إبراهيم; born 1946) is a Sudanese-British mobile communications entrepreneur and billionaire.

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Mohamed Yusuf Haji (Maxamed Yuusuf Xaaji, محمد يوسف حاجي) (born 23 December 1940) is a Somali-Kenyan politician.

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Narinder Dhami (born 15 November 1958 in Wolverhampton) is a British children’s author.

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Natasha Jane Marsh (born 1975) is a Welsh operatic soprano.

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Sir Nathan Bodington (29 May 1848 – 12 May 1911) was the first Vice Chancellor of the University of Leeds having been Principal and Professor of Greek at the Yorkshire College since 1883.

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The National Health Service (NHS) is the publicly funded healthcare system for England.

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The National Union of Students of the United Kingdom (NUS) is a confederation of students' unions in the United Kingdom.

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Arthur Neville Chamberlain (18 March 1869 – 9 November 1940) was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May 1937 to May 1940.

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Sir Nicholas Charles 'Nick' Young (born 16 April 1952) is a British charity worker and solicitor.

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Dame Nicola Velfor Davies DBE QC (born 13 March 1953) is a British barrister, Queen's Counsel, and judge of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, to which she was appointed on 22 January 2010.

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Nigel Lindsay is an English stage and screen actor.

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Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner CBE FBA (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983), was a German-born British scholar of history of art and, especially, of history of architecture.

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Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 1899 – 26 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin) administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.

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Lady Noreen Elizabeth Murray (née Parker) CBE, FRS FRSE (26 February 1935 – 12 May 2011) was an English molecular geneticist who helped develop a vaccine against hepatitis B, the first genetically-engineered vaccine approved for human use.

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Sir (Walter) Norman Haworth FRS.

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Norman George Painting (23 April 1924 – 29 October 2009) was a British actor, broadcaster and writer.

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A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or a combination of fission and fusion (thermonuclear weapon).

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Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, FRS (12 June 1851 – 22 August 1940) was a British physicist and writer involved in the development of, and holder of key patents for, radio.

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Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley, 6th Baronet (16 November 1896 – 3 December 1980) was an English politician, known principally as the founder of the British Union of Fascists (BUF).

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Otto Robert Frisch FRS (1 October 1904 – 22 September 1979) was an Austrian-British physicist.

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Outdoor recreation or outdoor activity is leisure pursuits engaged in the outdoors, often in natural or semi-natural settings out of town.

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Pritam Babu Sharma (born April 1948) is an Indian academician and Vice Chancellor of Amity University, Gurgaon-Manesar and ex Vice Chancellor of Delhi Technological University.

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Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, also known as Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973), was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.

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The Palazzo Pubblico (town hall) is a palace in Siena, Tuscany, central Italy.

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Patience Jane Wheatcroft, Baroness Wheatcroft (born 28 September 1951), is a British journalist and politician, who was editor-in-chief of The Wall Street Journal Europe.

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Patrick Hall (born 20 October 1951) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bedford from 1997 to 2010.

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Sir Patrick Head (born 5 June 1946) is co-founder and Engineering Director of the Williams Formula One team.

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Paul Bayes (born 2 November 1953 in Bradford) is the current Bishop of Liverpool (Accessed 7 May 2014) and a former Bishop of Hertford in the Church of England Diocese of St Albans.

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Paul Christian Manning MBE (born 6 November 1974, Sutton Coldfield) is a former English professional track and road bicycle racer who rode for the UCI Professional Continental team Landbouwkrediet-Tönissteiner in 2007 and 2008.

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Sir Paul Maxime Nurse, PRS, HonFREng (born 25 January 1949), is an English geneticist, President of the Royal Society and Chief Executive and Director of the Francis Crick Institute.

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A payment system is any system used to settle financial transactions through the transfer of monetary value, and includes the institutions, instruments, people, rules, procedures, standards, and technologies that make such an exchange possible.

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Perry Gladstone Christie (born 21 August 1943), PC, MP, is a Bahamian politician who has served as Prime Minister of the Bahamas since May 2012; previously he was Prime Minister from 2002 to 2007.

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Peter Frederick Blaker Bennett, 1st Baron Bennett of Edgbaston OBE, JP (16 April 1880 – 27 September 1957), known as Sir Peter Bennett, between 1941 and 1953, was a British businessman and Conservative Party politician.

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Peter Bullock (6 July 1937 – 5 April 2008) was a soil scientist whose initial work in the field of soil micromorphology preceded an interest in land degradation.

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Peter Carter, OBE, was the general secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal College of Nursing.

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Peter John Duncan (born 10 July 1965) is a Conservative Party politician in the UK.

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Peter McCullagh, FRS is an Irish statistician and John D. MacArthur Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago.

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Sir Peter Brian Medawar (28 February 1915 – 2 October 1987) was a British biologist born in Brazil, whose work on graft rejection and the discovery of acquired immune tolerance was fundamental to the practice of tissue and organ transplants.

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Sir Peter Walters (b. 1931) is a retired British businessman.

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Peter Robert Wheeler (29 February 1944 – 11 June 2009) was a chemical engineer from Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK, who owned the Blackpool-based TVR sports car company for 23 years.

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Phillip Bennion (born 7 October 1954) is a British Liberal Democrat politician.

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George Philip Willis, Baron Willis of Knaresborough (born 30 November 1941, Burnley) is a politician in the United Kingdom.

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Sir John Philip Baxter, (7 May 1905 – 5 September 1989), better known as Philip Baxter, was a British chemical engineer.

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Sir Philip Henry Manning Dowson CBE, PRA (16 August 1924 – 22 August 2014) was a leading British architect.

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Philip Egan (born 14 November 1955) is the eighth Bishop of Portsmouth.

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Philip Otton (born May 28, 1933), styled The Rt Hon Sir Philip Otton, was a former Lord Justice of Appeal (1995-2001).

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Philippa Forrester (born 20 September 1968 in Winchester, Hampshire) is an English television and radio presenter, producer and author.

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Phyllida Lloyd, CBE (born 17 June 1957) is a British director, best known for her work in theatre and as the director of Mamma Mia! and The Iron Lady.

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The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known simply as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

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Poverty reduction is a term that describes the promotion of various measures, both economic and humanitarian, that will permanently lift people out of poverty.

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Pratap Chidamber Chitnis, Baron Chitnis (1 May 1936 – 12 July 2013) was a British Liberal political organiser.

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Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso of Lesotho (born April 16, 1966) is the younger brother of Lesotho's king, Letsie III, and son of the southern African country's late King Moshoeshoe II (1938–1996) and the late Queen 'Mamohato Bereng Seeiso (1941–2003).

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The principal is the chief executive and the chief academic officer of a university or college in certain parts of the Commonwealth.

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A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.

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QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) company.

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The Quakers (or Religious Society of Friends) is a Christian movement which professes the priesthood of all believers, a doctrine it derives from.

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Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Queen's College was a medical school in central Birmingham, England, and a predecessor college of the University of Birmingham.

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Rachel Anne Squire (13 July 1954 – 5 January 2006) was a British Labour Party politician in Scotland.

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Raffinose is a trisaccharide composed of galactose, glucose, and fructose.

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Dr Rahul Potluri (born 19 December 1983) is a British-Indian physician, researcher and founder of ACALM (Algorithm for Comorbidites, Associations, Length of Stay and Mortality) Study Unit, United Kingdom (UK).

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Ahmed Rashid Beebeejaun, GCSK (born on 22 December 1935) is a former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Utilities of Mauritius and he has been in office since 2008.

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Sir Charles Raymond Beazley (1868–1955) was a British historian.

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Sir Raymond Edward Priestley (20 July 1886 – 24 June 1974) was a British geologist and early Antarctic explorer.

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Raymond N. Wilson is an English physicist and telescope optics designer.

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Red brick university (or redbrick university) is a term originally used to refer to six civic universities founded in the major industrial cities of England.

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Redbrick is the student newspaper of the University of Birmingham.

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The Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) was an exercise undertaken approximately every 5 years on behalf of the four UK higher education funding councils (HEFCE, SHEFC, HEFCW, DELNI) to evaluate the quality of research undertaken by British higher education institutions.

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Herbert Richard Hoggart FRSL (24 September 1918 – 10 April 2014) was a British academic whose career covered the fields of sociology, English literature and cultural studies, with emphasis on British popular culture.

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Richard Hu Tsu Tau (born October 30, 1926) is a former Singaporean politician.

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Sir Richard Augustine Studdert Redmayne KCB, MICE, MIMM, MIME, FGS (22 July 1865 – 27 December 1955) was a British civil and mining engineer.

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Richard Patrick Tracey JP (born 8 February 1943) is a British Conservative politician from London.

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Robert Atkinson (1 August 1883 – 26 December 1952) was an English architect primarily working in the Art Deco style.

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Sir Robert Howson Pickard FRS (27 September 1874 – 18 October 1949) was a chemist who did pioneering work in stereochemistry and also for the cotton industry in Lancashire.

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Robert Brockie Hunter, Baron Hunter of Newington (14 July 1915 – 24 March 1994) was a physician and university administrator.

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Robert Kisanga is a Tanzanian judge.

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Robert Tang Ching, SBS (born 7 January 1947) is currently one of the permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal and vice-president of the Court of Appeal in Hong Kong.

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Rodolfo Neri Vela (born 19 February 1952) is a Mexican scientist and astronaut who flew aboard a NASA Space Shuttle mission in the year 1985.

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Rosalind Miles (born as Rosalind Mary Simpson in January 6, 1943) is an English author, who has written 23 works of fiction and non-fiction.

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Rosemary Susan Barnes, OBE (born 16 May 1946), née Allen, is an English charity organiser and former politician.

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A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.

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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom, but also internationally, founded for the advancement of architecture under its charter granted in 1837 and Supplemental Charter granted in 1971.

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The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.

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Sir Rudolf Ernst Peierls, CBE (5 June 1907 – 19 September 1995) was a German-born British physicist.

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Rupert Everett Billingham FRS (October 15, 1921 – November 16, 2002) was a British biologist who did significant research in the fields of reproductive immunology and organ transplantation.

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The Russell Group is a self-selected association of 24 prestigious public research universities situated in the United Kingdom.

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Sarah Kane (3 February 1971 – 20 February 1999) was an English playwright.

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The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries.

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Sefi Atta (born 1964) is a prize-winning Nigerian author and playwright.

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Sellafield is a nuclear fuel reprocessing and decommissioning site, close to the village of Seascale on the coast of the Irish Sea in Cumbria, England.

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Selly Oak is an industrial and residential area that was in Worcestershire until the creation of Greater Birmingham in 1911.

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Selly Oak Colleges was a federation of educational facilities, primarily concerned with theology, social work and teacher training, in Selly Oak, Birmingham, England.

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Selly Oak Hospital was situated in the Selly Oak area of Birmingham, England.

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The Shakespeare Institute is a centre for postgraduate study dedicated to the study of William Shakespeare and the literature of the English Renaissance.

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Shanghai is the largest Chinese city by population, p. 395.

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Siena (in English sometimes spelled Sienna) is a city in Tuscany, Italy.

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Simon Groom (born 12 August 1950) is a British producer and director, best known as a former presenter of Blue Peter.

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Simon John Charles Le Bon (born 27 October 1958) is a British musician, best known as the lead singer, lyricist and musician of the band Duran Duran and its offshoot, Arcadia.

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Simon Thomas (born 26 January 1973) is a British television presenter, who worked on Blue Peter for six years.

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Skin grafting is a type of graft surgery involving the transplantation of skin.

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Solly Zuckerman, Baron Zuckerman, OM, KCB, FRS (30 May 1904 – 1 April 1993) was a British public servant, zoologist and operational research pioneer.

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Spencer Davis (born Spencer David Nelson Davies, 17 July 1939) is a Welsh musician and multi-instrumentalist, and the founder of the 1960s rock band The Spencer Davis Group.

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In mathematics, a spiral is a curve which emanates from a central point, getting progressively farther away as it revolves around the point.

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Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC (S&P) is an American financial services company.

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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (3 August 186714 December 1947) was a British Conservative politician, who dominated the government in his country between the two world wars.

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Stanley Mandelstam (born 12 December 1928) is a South African-born American theoretical physicist.

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Starbucks Corporation, doing business as Starbucks Coffee, is an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain based in Seattle, Washington.

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Starch or amylum is a carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose units joined by glycosidic bonds.

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Stephen Venner DL (born 19 June 1944) was Bishop to the Forces and Bishop for the Falkland Islands in the Church of England between 2009 and 2014.

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Steve Nallon (born 8 November 1960) is a British actor, writer and impressionist, best known for impersonating Margaret Thatcher on television throughout her time as Prime Minister of the UK (1979–1990).

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Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, south east of Birmingham and south west of Warwick.

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Stuart McPhail Hall, FBA (3 February 1932 – 10 February 2014) was a Jamaican-born cultural theorist and sociologist who lived and worked in the United Kingdom from 1951.

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A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges, universities, and high schools.

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Sue Hill OBE (born 14 April 1955) has been the Chief Scientific Officer for England since October 2002.

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The Suez Crisis, also named the Tripartite Aggression,Also named: Suez Canal Crisis, Suez War, Second Arab-Israeli War; in the Arab world commonly known as the Tripartite aggression; other names include the Sinai war, Suez–Sinai war, Suez Campaign, Sinai Campaign, Operation Kadesh, Operation Musketeer (أزمة السويس /‎ العدوان الثلاثي, "Suez Crisis"/ "the Tripartite Aggression"; Crise du canal de Suez; מבצע קדש "Operation Kadesh", or מלחמת סיני, "Sinai War") and the Kadesh Operation was an invasion of Egypt in late 1956 by Israel, followed by Britain and France.

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Sven Giegold (born 17 November 1969) is a German politician for the Alliance 90/The Greens party and one of the founding members of Attac Germany.

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A synchrotron is a particular type of cyclic particle accelerator, descended from the cyclotron, in which the guiding magnetic field (bending the particles into a closed path) is time-dependent, being synchronized to a particle beam of increasing kinetic energy (see image).

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Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), usually known as T. S. Eliot, was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".

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Tamsin Margaret M. Greig (born 12 July 1966) is an English actress.

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The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.

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Timothy James "Tim" Curry (born 19 April 1946) is an English actor, singer, and composer, known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film, and television productions, often portraying villainous roles or character parts.

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The Times Higher Education (THE), formerly the Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.

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The Torre del Mangia is a tower in Siena, in the Tuscany region of Italy.

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Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy (ಉಡುಪಿ ರಾಜಗೋಪಾಲಾಚಾರ್ಯ ಅನಂತಮೂರ್ತಿ; 21 December 1932 – 22 August 2014) was a contemporary writer and critic in the Kannada language born in Thirtahalli Taluk and is considered as one of the pioneers of the Navya movement.

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The United Kingdom general election debates of 2010 consisted of a series of three leaders' debates between the leaders of the three main parties contesting the 2010 United Kingdom general election: Gordon Brown, Prime Minister and leader of the Labour Party; David Cameron, Leader of the Opposition and Conservative Party; and Nick Clegg, leader of the third largest political party in the UK, the Liberal Democrats.

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The United Kingdom general election of 2010 was held on Thursday, 6 May 2010, with 45,597,461 registered voters entitled to vote to elect members to the House of Commons.

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Founded in 1997, Universitas 21 is an international network of universities, established as an "international reference point and resource for strategic thinking on issues of global significance." It currently has 26 member universities in seventeen different countries and territories.

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Universities in the United Kingdom have generally been instituted by Royal Charter, Papal Bull, Act of Parliament or an instrument of government under the Education Reform Act 1988; in any case, generally with the approval of the Privy Council, only such recognized bodies can award degrees of any kind.

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Universities UK is an advocacy organisation for universities in the United Kingdom.

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University railway station is a railway station serving the University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women's Hospital, and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the West Midlands of England.

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The term "university college" is used in a number of countries to denote college institutions that provide tertiary education but do not have full or independent university status.

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University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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The University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust provides adult district general hospital services for South Birmingham as well as specialist treatments for the West Midlands.

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Originally a hall of residence at the University of Birmingham, University House became the home for the university's business school in 2004 after having been extensively refurbished and extended to provide state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.

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The University of Birmingham Boat Club (UBBC) is the rowing club of the University of Birmingham, England.

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The University of Birmingham Medical School is one of Britain's largest and oldest medical schools with over: 400 Medics, 70 Pharmacists, 90 Biomedical Science students and 100 Nurses graduating each year.

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University of Birmingham School is a new free school that will occupy a brand new, purpose-built building located on the University of Birmingham's Selly Oak campus.

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The University of Warwick (()) is a public research university in Coventry, England.

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The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) in Harare, is the oldest and formerly largest university in Zimbabwe.

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The ValeFest, previously known as The Vale Festival, is a small music festival that takes place on the campus of University of Birmingham, in Birmingham, England.

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Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos, PC (born 13 March 1954) was the eighth UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.

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Valerie Davey (born Valerie Corbett 16 April 1940, Sutton, Surrey) is a former Labour Member of Parliament (MP) for Bristol West in England.

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Victoria Hall is a company providing Student Accommodation in the UK.

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Victoria Hollins is a British journalist, who works for BBC London News as a reporter and newsreader, mostly working the early morning bulletins on BBC Breakfast.

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Victoria Wood CBE (born 19 May 1953) is an English comedian, actor, singer-songwriter, screenwriter and director.

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Vincent Willem van Gogh (The pronunciation of "Van Gogh" varies in both English and Dutch. Especially in British English it is or sometimes. U.S. dictionaries list, with a silent gh, as the most common pronunciation. In the dialect of Holland, it is, with a voiceless V. He grew up in Brabant (although his parents were not born there), and used Brabant dialect in his writing; it is therefore likely that he himself pronounced his name with a Brabant accent:, with a voiced V and palatalized G and gh. In France, where much of his work was produced, it is 30 March 185329 July 1890) was a Post-Impressionist painter.

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Vincent Challacombe Watts OBE (born 11 August 1940) is a British academic and businessman.

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A Visitor, in English and Welsh law and history, is an overseer of an autonomous ecclesiastical or eleemosynary institution, often a charitable institution set up for the perpetual distribution of the founder's alms and bounty, who can intervene in the internal affairs of that institution.

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Professor Datuk Ir.

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Walter Charles Marshall, Baron Marshall of Goring FRSCBE (5 March 1932, Rumney, Cardiff – 20 February 1996, London) son of Frank Marshall and Amy Pearson he studied mathematical physics at Birmingham University and gained a PhD there under Rudolf Peierls.

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The West Midlands is a metropolitan county in western central England with a 2014 estimated population of 2,808,356, making it the second most populous county in England.

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The West Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.

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Sir William Augustus Tilden (15 August 1842 – 11 December 1926) was a British chemist.

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Sir William James Ashley (25 February 1860 – 23 July 1927) was an influential English economic historian.

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William Sands Cox (1802 in Birmingham – 23 December 1875 in Kenilworth) was a surgeon in Birmingham, England.

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William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English:poet,:playwright, actor and an Italophile, who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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William Wilson DL (28 June 1913 – 18 August 2010) was a British solicitor and Labour Party politician.

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Winterbourne Botanic Garden is the botanic garden of the University of Birmingham, located in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

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Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre is a Quaker college in Selly Oak, Birmingham, England.

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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Xylan (CAS number: 9014-63-5) is a group of hemicelluloses that are found in plant cell walls and some algae.

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The Young Men's Christian Association (commonly known as YMCA or simply the Y) is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland with more than 57 million beneficiaries from 125 national associations.

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The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.

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The 2007 Nobel Peace Prize was shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Al Gore "for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change".

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The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Beijing, China, from 8 to 24 August 2008.

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The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was a major international multi-sport event celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games, as governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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