The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

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Call for applications: BGA Scheme to provide free student places at the Rankine Dinner

  • 24.01.2023

The BGA is pleased to announce a new scheme whereby a limited number of free student places will be made available for the Rankine Dinner after the Rankine Lecture

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January/February 2023 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line

  • 21.01.2023

January/February 2023 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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The BGA Early Career Group to present at the 2nd Joint Young Members Austria Symposium

  • 21.01.2023

Emily Riley and Gary Evans will be presenting on the success of the BGA Early Career Group at the 2nd Joint Young Members Austria Symposium in Graz, Austria on 12 April 2023.

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Cooling Prize Deadline Extended to 27 January 2023

  • 09.01.2023

Deadline extended to 27 January 2023. The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to invite Early Career Geotechnical Professionals to submit posters for the 54th Cooling Prize Competition on any topic dealing with the engineering behaviour of the ground

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Call for Nominations for the ISRM Young Rock Engineer Award 2023

  • 08.01.2023

Call for Nominations for the ISRM Young Rock Engineer Award 2023

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The call for Tickets for the 61st Rankine Dinner is open

  • 14.12.2022

Expressions of interest are now open for tickets for the BGA 61st Rankine Dinner in honour of the 2023 Rankine Lecturer, Professor John P. Carter, to be held at Imperial College London on Wednesday 15th March 2023.

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2022 Fleming Award Winner Announced

  • 07.12.2022

The BGA is pleased to announce that the 2022 Fleming Award was won by BAE Systems, Atkins, Bachy Soletanche for their project presentation on Ground improvement for a seismically qualified facility. The event was held at the ICE in London on 6 December 2022.

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Subject of 61st Rankine Lecture is announced

  • 02.12.2022

The 61st Rankine Lecture will be delivered by Professor John Carter of the University of Newcastle, Australia on Constitutive Modelling in Computational Geomechanics. The event is on 15 March 2023

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Call for entries for the BGA Case Histories Award 2023

  • 26.11.2022

The BGA is pleased to invite submissions for the 2023 Case Histories Award. The objective of the award is to encourage and recognise the importance of exchange of exemplary geotechnical knowledge and experience of the performance of constructed works for the benefit of the geotechnical profession

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