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

BGA Early Career Group Meetings
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Preparing for ICE Professional Review - Avoiding 'geotechnical failures' 2020

The BGA ECG is pleased to invite you to February's event focusing on the ICE Professional Review and how to avoid 'geotechnical failures'.

  • Today 18:00
  • Today 18:00 - 21:00
  • Godfrey Mitchell Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
BGA Meeting
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Listening to Infrastructure: Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Geotechnical Limit States

BGA Evening Meeting - Listening to Infrastructure: Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Geotechnical Limit States by Professor Neil Dixon and Dr Alister Smith

  • 03.03.2020
  • 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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"18 March 2020 at Imperial College London. The 60th Rankine Lecture by Professor Stephan Jefferis of Environmental Geotechnics Limited on The Unusual and the Unexpected in Geotechnical Engineering: Observation – Analogy – Experiment "

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"18 March 2020. A Half Day Seminar at Imperial College London, in advance of the 2020 BGA Rankine Lecture - From Field and Laboratory Testing to Geotechnical Design: Parameter Derivation "

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular February 2020

  • 16.02.2020

ISSMGE News & Information Circular February 2020

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Call for Abstracts for 20th ICSMGE, Sydney 2021

  • 19.01.2020

The Call for Abstracts for the 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE) is open with a deadline of Friday, 3 April 2020.

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6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation

  • 17.01.2020

6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular January 2020

  • 17.01.2020

ISSMGE News & Information Circular January 2020

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Ground Engineering’s January & February 2020 issue is available online

  • 15.01.2020

Ground Engineering’s January & February 2020 issue is available online

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