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

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Call for Submissions for BGA Medal 2022

  • 19.11.2022

The BGA is calling for submissions for the BGA Medal, which is awarded annually to a paper written by a BGA member (or members) for “meritorious contributions to geotechnical science or practice”.

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Call for Entries for the BGA 2022 Masters Dissertation Prize

  • 19.11.2022

The BGA invites submissions for the 2022 Masters Dissertation Prize. The Masters Dissertation Prize is a prize of £500 awarded annually by the BGA for the best Masters’ degree dissertation on a geotechnical topic.

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Ground Engineering’s December 2022 issue is available online

  • 19.11.2022

Ground Engineering’s December 2022 issue is available online. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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Call for entries for the 54th Cooling Prize Competition

  • 12.11.2022

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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2022 Fleming Award Shortlist Announced

  • 07.11.2022

The BGA is pleased to announce the shortlisted entries for the 2022 Fleming Award. The finalists will present at the Fleming Award event on 6 December 2022, when a judging panel will select the winner.

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Deadline for Paper Submissions for Geo-Resilience 2023 Conference

  • 05.11.2022

​Deadline for Paper Submissions for Geo-Resilience 2023 Conference - 12 December 2022

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Call for applications for BGA Fund Awards November 2022

  • 05.11.2022

Call for applications for BGA Fund Awards. This allows the BGA to provide financial assistance to individual BGA members for further study or advancement of their career in technical subjects. Applicants are invited to apply for funds of up to £1,000 for studies which will support or advance their geotechnical career: Deadline 30 November

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Ground Engineering’s November 2022 issue is available online

  • 30.10.2022

​Ground Engineering’s November 2022 issue is available online. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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2022 BGA Case Histories Award Winner announced

  • 29.10.2022

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 2022 BGA Case Histories Award has been awarded to authors Njemile Faustin, Mohammed Elshafie and Robert Mair for their paper “Case studies of circular shaft construction in London” in Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical Engineering

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