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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BGA Early Career Group Christmas Social

BGA early career group Christmas Social will be brought to you from the London Games Room this year! Lots of arcade games, table football and other social fun with other geotechnical professionals.

  • 02.12.2022
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • London Games Room, Matchbox, 135 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JE
  • Event Type: BGA Early Career Group Meetings
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BGA Fleming Award Event 2022

BGA Fleming Award Event 2022

  • 06.12.2022
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA
  • Event Type: BGA Meeting

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"Ground Engineering’s November 2022 issue is available online. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions "

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Latest News

Call for Submissions for BGA Medal 2022

  • 19.11.2022

The BGA is calling for submissions for the BGA Medal, which is awarded annually to a paper written by a BGA member (or members) for “meritorious contributions to geotechnical science or practice”.

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Call for Entries for the BGA 2022 Masters Dissertation Prize

  • 19.11.2022

The BGA invites submissions for the 2022 Masters Dissertation Prize. The Masters Dissertation Prize is a prize of £500 awarded annually by the BGA for the best Masters’ degree dissertation on a geotechnical topic.

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Ground Engineering’s December 2022 issue is available online

  • 19.11.2022

Ground Engineering’s December 2022 issue is available online. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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Call for entries for the 54th Cooling Prize Competition

  • 12.11.2022

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to invite Early Career Geotechnical Professionals to submit posters for the 54th Cooling Prize Competition on any topic dealing with the engineering behaviour of the ground

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2022 Fleming Award Shortlist Announced

  • 07.11.2022

The BGA is pleased to announce the shortlisted entries for the 2022 Fleming Award. The finalists will present at the Fleming Award event on 6 December 2022, when a judging panel will select the winner.

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Deadline for Paper Submissions for Geo-Resilience 2023 Conference

  • 05.11.2022

​Deadline for Paper Submissions for Geo-Resilience 2023 Conference - 12 December 2022

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