New enhanced search. Birmingham became a British pioneer in town-planning schemesone-way-traffic experimentsand municipal airports The University of BirminghamAston Universityand Birmingham City University ; formerly the University of Central England are the chief institutions of higher education.
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Introduction History The contemporary city. Learn More in these related Britannica articles:. Only a handful have been evaluated and lessons learnt have not been shared. The engineers James Watt inventor of the steam engineMatthew Boultonand William Murdock pioneers in steam engine developmentthe chemist Joseph Priestleyand the printer John Baskerville all lived in the city at that time and greatly contributed to the technological progress of Birmingham and the country.
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It was not until after the Reform Act of that Birmingham elected its own members to Parliament , and the city was not incorporated until Britannica Quiz. Info Print Print. Press Releases and News Notes News by date by subject by region.