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Posted 26 October 2016
Li Siguang - one of the University of Birmingham's most famous Chinese graduates and a geology pioneer - was born on 26 October 1889.
Posted 25 October 2016
University of Birmingham alumnus and 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddart will deliver a special lecture at Birmingham on his ground-breaking work.