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

ISSMGE Conferences and Seminars
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11th International Symposium on Field Monitoring in Geomechanics (ISFMG)

The 11th International Symposium on Field Monitoring in Geomechanics (ISFMG) will be held at Imperial College London between 4 and 7 September 2022

  • 04.09.2022
  • 08:00 - 17:00
  • Imperial College London
  • Event Type: ISSMGE Conferences and Seminars
BGA Meeting
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Artificial Ground Freezing - A Reliable Technology Under Tough Ground Conditions: History – Technology – Application

BGA Evening Meeting: Artificial Ground Freezing - A Reliable Technology Under Tough Ground Conditions: History – Technology – Application, presented by Christian Perl of Züblin Ground Engineering

  • 27.09.2022
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA
  • Event Type: BGA Meeting

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"Ground Engineering’s August/September 2022 issue is available online. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions "

Aug 04

"RT : Geo-Resilience 2023 conference date announced

The has announced the date for its Geo-Resilience 2023 …"

Aug 04

"BGA announces Georesilience 2023 conference
Geo-Resilience 2023 is the third in a series of biennial conferences organised by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA). It will take place in Cardiff on 28-29 March 2023."

Jul 31

"The 2021 BGA Medal has been awarded to the paper “Evolution of surface roughness of single sand grains with normal loading” by Ting Yao, Beatrice Baudet & Sergio Lourenço "

Jul 25

Latest News

Ground Engineering’s August/September 2022 issue is available online

  • 04.08.2022

Ground Engineering’s August/September 2022 issue is available online. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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BGA Announces Geo-Resilience 2023 conference

  • 31.07.2022

Geo-Resilience 2023 is the third in a series of biennial conferences organised by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA). It will take place in Cardiff on 28-29 March 2023.

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Awards Presented at BGA Annual General Meeting June 2022

  • 17.07.2022

Awards Presented at BGA Annual General Meeting June 2022

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New members of the BGA Executive Committee

  • 16.07.2022

New members of the BGA Executive Committee

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BGA Poster Award 2022

  • 16.07.2022

The BGA holds an Annual Poster competition for young geotechnical professionals under the age of 33. This year the competition was won by Wei Wang of the University of Dundee.

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2021 BGA Medal Winning Paper announced

  • 16.07.2022

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 2021 BGA Medal has been awarded to the paper “Evolution of surface roughness of single sand grains with normal loading” by Ting Yao, Beatrice Baudet, Sergio Lourenço of Chinese Academy of Sciences, University College London and The University of Hong Kong

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