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

ISSMGE Conferences and Seminars
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7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials IS-Glasgow 2019

The 7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials (IS-Glasgow 2019) will be held in Glasgow on 26 to 28 June 2019

  • 26.06.2019
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Strathclyde Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, UK
  • Organiser: ISSMGE TC101
BGA Early Career Group Meetings
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BGA Early Career Group Golf Summer Social

BGA Early Career Group Golf Summer Social, June 2019

  • 27.06.2019
  • 18:30
  • Putt in the Park, Battersea, SW11 4NJ
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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Latest News

BGA Annual General Meeting 2019

  • 17.06.2019

Agenda for 2019 BGA Annual General Meeting and Minutes of 2018 BGA Annual General Meeting

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Lisa Coyne of Golder Associates to give BGA Touring Lecture 2019

  • 17.06.2019

The British Geotechnical Association is pleased to announce that the BGA Touring Lecture 2019 will be given by Lisa Coyne of Golder Associates, Missisauga, Canada

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3rd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering & Seismology

  • 13.06.2019

3rd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering & Seismology (3ECEES) Bucharest, Romania 19-24 June 2022

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Ground Engineering’s latest issue available online

  • 12.06.2019

Ground Engineering’s latest issue available online

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular June 2019

  • 07.06.2019

ISSMGE News & Information Circular June 2019

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Winner announced of 2018 BGA MSc/MEng Prize

  • 04.06.2019

The British Geotechnical Society is pleased to announce that Isabel von Celsing of the University of Oxford is the winner of the 2018 MSc/MEng prize for her dissertation entitled “Offshore Wind Turbine Foundation Design Using 3D Finite Element Limit Analysis”.

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