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

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Ground Engineering Awards 2018

Ground Engineering Awards 2018

  • 06.06.2018
  • 18:00 - 23:00
  • London Hilton on Park Lane
  • Organiser: Ground Engineering Magazine
ISSMGE Conferences and Seminars
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XVI Danube-European Conference on Geotechnical Engineering

The XVI Danube-European Conference on Geotechnical Engineering to be held in Skopje, Macedonia between 7 and 9 June 2018

  • 07.06.2018
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Skope, Macedonia
  • Organiser: Macedonian Association for Geotechnics

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"RT : As proud of this prestigious event are looking forward to seeing you there "

May 22

"17 October 2018 Joint BGA/IGS Meeting at ICE London: Geosynthetics in Walls and Roads: Recent US Research and Developments - by Prof Jie Han. Drinks in bar afterward sponsored by Huesker "

May 21

"26 September 2018 BGA Meeting at ICE London: Critical State Soil Mechanics: 125 years of developments, a story of many dam failures - Mike Jefferies of Golder. Drinks afterwards sponsored by Golder "

May 21

"19 June 2018 BGA Annual Conference and AGM at ICE London: A free to attend all day event, followed by a drinks reception "

May 21

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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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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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