The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association (BGA). We are the principal association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom. We also perform the role of the Ground Board for the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as being the UK member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM).

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Upcoming Events

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2020 John Mitchell Lecture

BGA Evening Meeting: the 2020 John Mitchell Lecture will be delivered by Stuart Marchand on The Temporary Support of Excavations

  • 22.01.2020
  • 18:30 - 20:00
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
BGA Meeting
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The Many Faces of Q – Rock Mass Characterization for Tunnels, Caverns, Slopes, TBM Prognosis, Deformability, Shear Strength, Seismic Velocity, Permeability

BGA joint evening meeting with the Engineering Group of the Geological Society (EGGS). Dr Nick Barton will present on the Q system for rock mass classification

  • 05.02.2020
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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Tunnelling through under ream piles for Bank Station upgrade wins 2019 Fleming Award

  • 05.12.2019

​Tunnelling through under ream piles for Bank Station upgrade wins 2019 Fleming Award

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Call for Submissions for BGA Medal 2019

  • 04.12.2019

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) invites submissions for the BGA Medal 2019

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Call for Submissions for BGA MSc/MEng Prize 2019

  • 04.12.2019

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) invites submissions for the 2019 MSc/MEng Prize

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Call for entries for the 51st Cooling Prize Competition

  • 03.12.2019

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to invite Young Geotechnical Professionals to submit posters for the 51st Cooling Prize Competition on any topic dealing with the engineering behaviour of the ground

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Ground Engineering’s December 2019 issue is available online

  • 27.11.2019

Ground Engineering’s December 2019 issue is available online

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Tickets for 2020 Rankine Dinner

  • 25.11.2019

The Rankine Dinner will be held on 18th March 2020 following the lecture by Professor Stephan Jefferis on The Unusual and the Unexpected in Geotechnical Engineering: Observation – Analogy – Experiment

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