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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St Pancras Tour

An ECG Event touring St Pancras Station

  • 25.07.2018
  • 18:30 - 20:00
  • Meeting Point: National Rail Ticket office, Ground Floor Concourse, St Pancras Station
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
BGA Conferences and Seminars
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Engineering in Chalk 2018

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) with support from the Engineering Group of the Geological Society (EGGS) will be hosting a major two-day international conference on Engineering in Chalk on 17th and 18th September 2018 at Imperial College in London.

  • 17.09.2018
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Imperial College London
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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June/July e-Newsletter

  • 17.07.2018

June/July BGA Newsletter

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ISSMGE July 2018 News

  • 04.07.2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular July 2018

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Clif Kettle to Receive John Mitchell Award

  • 22.06.2018

The BGA is pleased to announce that Clif Kettle will receive the 2018 John Mitchell Award

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Awards Presented at BGA Annual General Meeting June 2018

  • 20.06.2018

Awards Presented at BGA Annual General Meeting June 2018

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Result of 2018 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

  • 20.06.2018

Result of 2018 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

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2017 BGA Medal Winning Paper Announced

  • 14.06.2018

2017 BGA Medal is awarded to a paper on 'A Behavioural Framework for Fibre-reinforced Gravel' published in Géotechnique by authors Ajayi, Le Pen, Zervos and Powrie

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