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

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The Use of InSAR for Ground Investigation and Monitoring - Postponed

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BGA Evening Meeting - The Use of InSAR for Ground Investigation and Monitoring by Dr Richard Ghail

  • 21.04.2020
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Godfrey Mitchell Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
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Lower Thames Crossing: Planning for Design - Postponed

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BGA Evening Meeting - Lower Thames Crossing: Planning for Design by Cedric Allenou

  • 20.05.2020
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Godfrey Mitchell Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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"The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is calling for nominations for members to stand for election to the BGA Executive Committee - Deadline 20 April 2020 "

Mar 27

"Ground Engineering’s April 2020 issue is available online - Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions "

Mar 25

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Just a reminder that our event for tonight has been cancelled. A video of the prestentation is provided…"

Mar 25

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Latest News

Call for Nominations for the BGA Executive Committee 2020

  • 27.03.2020

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is calling for nominations for members to stand for election to the BGA Executive Committee – Deadline 20 April 2020

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Ground Engineering’s April 2020 issue is available online

  • 25.03.2020

Ground Engineering’s April 2020 issue is available online

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BGA Events up to August 2020 are Postponed

  • 21.03.2020

All BGA events up to August 2020 are postponed, and will be re-arranged for later dates in the 2020-21 session. The BGA regrets that this is necessary, but it is not appropriate to hold large meetings under the prevailing circumstances due to Covid-19

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BGA Membership applications are now on-line only

  • 18.03.2020

During the current health situation the BGA continues to welcome applications for all categories of BGA membership, but on-line applications only will be processed

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International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering (ICCAGE2020) - Postponed

  • 17.03.2020

The International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering (ICCAGE2020), planed to be held in Tirana on June 1st to 13rd, is postponed indefinitely.

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2020 US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium - Status Update

  • 16.03.2020

Currently, the 2020 US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium is proceeding as planned.

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