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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2020 John Mitchell Lecture

BGA Evening Meeting: the 2020 John Mitchell Lecture will be delivered by Stuart Marchand on The Temporary Support of Excavations

  • 22.01.2020
  • 18:30 - 20:00
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
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The Many Faces of Q – Rock Mass Characterization for Tunnels, Caverns, Slopes, TBM Prognosis, Deformability, Shear Strength, Seismic Velocity, Permeability

BGA joint evening meeting with the Engineering Group of the Geological Society (EGGS). Dr Nick Barton will present on the Q system for rock mass classification

  • 05.02.2020
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation

  • 17.01.2020

6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular January 2020

  • 17.01.2020

ISSMGE News & Information Circular January 2020

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Ground Engineering’s January & February 2020 issue is available online

  • 15.01.2020

Ground Engineering’s January & February 2020 issue is available online

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XIII INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON LANDSLIDES – CARTAGENA 2020

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Eighth International Symposium on Landslides - Cartagena 2020

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International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering (Tirana, Albania), June 11-13, 2020

  • 20.12.2019

International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering (Tirana, Albania), June 11-13, 2020

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