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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BGA ECG Event - Construction Disputes & “Adult Tantrums”

A BGA Early Career Group event on construction disputes and their resolution

  • 16.05.2018
  • 18:30 - 20:00
  • Godfrey Mitchell Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association - Early Career Group
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Crossrail’s Experience of Geotechnical Baseline Reports – A Client’s Perspective

Crossrail’s Experience of Geotechnical Baseline Reports – A Client’s Perspective by John Davis of GCG and Mike Black of Transport for London. This is a joint meeting with the British Tunnelling Society

  • 17.05.2018
  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, Telford Lecture Theatre
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association and British Tunnelling Society

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Latest News

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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Change of date for ISSMGE Conference in St. Petersburg to September 19-21, 2018

  • 20.04.2018

Change of date for ISSMGE Conference in St. Petersburg to September 19-21, 2018

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Early Bird Registration for Chalk 2018 is now open

  • 19.04.2018

Early Bird Registration for Chalk 2018 is now open. Early Bird Registration rates are available until midnight on 30 June 2018, full rates apply after that date.

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Imperial College Seminar on Effects of Tunnelling on Existing Tunnels - 25 April 2018

  • 25.03.2018

Imperial College London is hosting a half day seminar on the Effects of Tunnelling on Existing Tunnels. The objective of the seminar is to disseminate and discuss findings from the Imperial College Crossrail research project.

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Professor George Gazetas announced as 59th Rankine Lecturer

  • 21.03.2018

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 59th Rankine Lecture will be given by Professor George Gazetas of the National Technical University of Athens, Greece

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March e-newsletter

  • 20.03.2018

March BGA newsletter

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