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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BGA Touring Lecture 2019 - Glasgow

BGA Touring Lecture 2019: Practical Implications of Subsurface Uncertainty: Lessons from 25 Years of “Dirt Engineering” by Lisa Coyne, Golder Associates, Canada

  • Today 18:15
  • Today 18:15 - 19:45
  • Glasgow Caledonian University, Hamish Wood Building – Room W110, Glasgow G4 0BA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
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BGA Touring Lecture 2019 - Leeds

BGA Touring Lecture 2019: Practical Implications of Subsurface Uncertainty: Lessons from 25 Years of “Dirt Engineering” by Lisa Coyne, Golder Associates, Canada

  • Tomorrow 18:30
  • Tomorrow 18:30 - 20:00
  • University of Leeds, School of Civil Engineering, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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Dr R G 'Jimmy' James of Cambridge University

  • 07.11.2019

Dr R G 'Jimmy' James of Cambridge University died in June 2016 aged 84. He had been a member of the Cambridge Soil Mechanics Group since the early 1960s. David Muir Wood is preparing an obituary and would welcome anecdotes, reminiscences. appreciations. He hopes to include a full list of Jimmy's publications - bibliographic details of any papers known to colleagues and students would be welcomed.

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2019 Fleming Award Shortlist Announced

  • 07.11.2019

The BGA is pleased to announce the shortlisted entries for the 2019 Fleming Award. The finalists will present at the Fleming Award evening on 4 December 2019, when a judging panel will select the winner.

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International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering, June 2020

  • 28.10.2019

International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering, 11-13 June 2020, Tirana, Albania

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Recording of BGA Event "A New Climate for Geocomposite Drainage"

  • 28.10.2019

Recording of BGA Event "A New Climate for Geocomposite Drainage"

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2020 US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium - Deadline for Abstracts 15th November

  • 28.10.2019

2020 US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium - Abstract deadline extended to 15th November 2019

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BGA Autumn Newsletter 2019

  • 28.10.2019

BGA Autumn Newsletter 2019

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