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
  • 17.04.2024
  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • Lecture Theatre 201, Skempton Building, Imperial College, South Kensington, London SW7 2BU
  • Event Type: BGA Early Career Group Meetings
BGA Meeting
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Groundwater lowering for construction of the Kilsby Tunnel on the London to Birmingham railway

Joint BGA/BTS/EGGS Evening Meeting on Groundwater lowering for construction of the Kilsby Tunnel on the London to Birmingham railway, presented by Mike Chrimes and Martin Preene

  • 18.04.2024
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA
  • Event Type: BGA Meeting

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Russell Geotechnical Innovations announced as Platinum Sponsor for BGA Annual Conference

  • 10.04.2024

Russell Geotechnical Innovations announced as Platinum Sponsor for BGA Annual Conference

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Dr Angus Skinner

  • 02.04.2024

​The BGA is very sad to hear that Dr. Angus Skinner passed away on 1st April 2024.

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Call for Nominations for the BGA Executive Committee

  • 31.03.2024

The call for nominations for members to stand for election for the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) Executive Committee is now open, and will close at noon on 22 April 2024.

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The April 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line

  • 15.03.2024

The April 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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Professor Kenichi Soga announced as 63rd Rankine Lecturer

  • 13.03.2024

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 63rd Rankine Lecture will be delivered by Professor Kenichi Soga of the University of Berkeley California.

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On-line viewing Link for 62nd Rankine Lecture

  • 12.03.2024

On-line viewing link for the 62nd Rankine Lecture by Professor Lidija Zdravković of Imperial College London on Geotechnical Engineering for a Sustainable Society

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