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

BGA Early Career Group Meetings
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Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium (YGES 2018)

hereThe Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium (YGES 2018) will be held at the University of Surrey on 2nd and 3rd July 2018

  • 02.07.2018
  • 00:00 - 18:00
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Surrey
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
BGA Early Career Group Meetings
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St Pancras Tour

An ECG Event touring St Pancras

  • 26.07.2018
  • 18:30 - 21:00
  • TBC
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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"The 2017 BGA Medal has been awarded to a paper on ‘A Behavioural Framework for Fibre-reinforced Gravel’ published in Géotechnique by authors Olufemi Ajayi, Louis Le Pen, Antonis Zervos and William Powrie "

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Latest News

Awards Presented at BGA Annual General Meeting June 2018

  • 20.06.2018

Awards Presented at BGA Annual General Meeting June 2018

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Result of 2018 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

  • 20.06.2018

Result of 2018 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

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2017 BGA Medal Winning Paper Announced

  • 14.06.2018

2017 BGA Medal is awarded to a paper on 'A Behavioural Framework for Fibre-reinforced Gravel' published in Géotechnique by authors Ajayi, Le Pen, Zervos and Powrie

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ISSMGE June 2018 News

  • 08.06.2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular June 2018

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April/May e-Newsletter

  • 24.05.2018

April/May BGA Newsletter

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Notice of Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

  • 16.05.2018

Notice of Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

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