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 Conferences and Seminars
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BGA Annual Conference 2018

The 2018 BGA Annual Conference is a full day event showcasing the best of research and practice

  • Tomorrow 09:00
  • Tomorrow 09:00 - 17:30
  • Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
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

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Latest News

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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ISSMGE May 2018 News

  • 16.05.2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular May 2018

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Winner announced of 2017 BGA MSc/MEng Prize

  • 21.04.2018

The British Geotechnical Society (BGA) is pleased to announce that Jack Templeman of the University of Oxford is the winner of the 2017 MSc/MEng prize for his Masters' thesis on 'Numerical modelling of lateral buckling of subsea pipelines'.

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