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

ISRM Conferences and Seminars
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EUROCK 2018 – The ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium

EUROCK 2018 – The ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium will be held in St Petersburg, Russia from 22 to 26 May 2018.

  • Tomorrow 09:00
  • Tomorrow 09:00 - 17:00
  • Saint Petersburg Mining University
  • Organiser: ISRM
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Ground Engineering Awards 2018

Ground Engineering Awards 2018

  • 06.06.2018
  • 18:00 - 23:00
  • London Hilton on Park Lane
  • Organiser: Ground Engineering Magazine

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Latest News

Notice of Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

  • 16.05.2018

Notice of Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

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ISSMGE May 2018 News

  • 16.05.2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular May 2018

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Winner announced of 2017 BGA MSc/MEng Prize

  • 21.04.2018

The British Geotechnical Society (BGA) is pleased to announce that Jack Templeman of the University of Oxford is the winner of the 2017 MSc/MEng prize for his Masters' thesis on 'Numerical modelling of lateral buckling of subsea pipelines'.

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Change of date for ISSMGE Conference in St. Petersburg to September 19-21, 2018

  • 20.04.2018

Change of date for ISSMGE Conference in St. Petersburg to September 19-21, 2018

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Early Bird Registration for Chalk 2018 is now open

  • 19.04.2018

Early Bird Registration for Chalk 2018 is now open. Early Bird Registration rates are available until midnight on 30 June 2018, full rates apply after that date.

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Imperial College Seminar on Effects of Tunnelling on Existing Tunnels - 25 April 2018

  • 25.03.2018

Imperial College London is hosting a half day seminar on the Effects of Tunnelling on Existing Tunnels. The objective of the seminar is to disseminate and discuss findings from the Imperial College Crossrail research project.

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