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).
The BGA Early Career Group’s flagship event returns for 2023. Presented annually by two ICE Reviewers and two recently chartered geotechnical engineers, ‘Preparing for ICE Chartered Professional Review’ provides practical guidance to engineers seeking chartership with the ICE.
This online webinar, organised by ISSMGE ERTC10, CEN/TC 250/SC7 and delivered in partnership with NEN, aims to encourage geotechnical engineering professionals across Europe and the world to engage with the Eurocode 7 experts
The XVIII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ECSMGE) will take place in Lisbon, from 26th - 30th August 2024.
The BGA is pleased to announce a new scheme whereby a limited number of free student places will be made available for the Rankine Dinner after the Rankine Lecture
January/February 2023 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.
Emily Riley and Gary Evans will be presenting on the success of the BGA Early Career Group at the 2nd Joint Young Members Austria Symposium in Graz, Austria on 12 April 2023.