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

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New members of the BGA Executive Committee

  • 16.07.2022

New members of the BGA Executive Committee

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BGA Poster Award 2022

  • 16.07.2022

The BGA holds an Annual Poster competition for young geotechnical professionals under the age of 33. This year the competition was won by Wei Wang of the University of Dundee.

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2021 BGA Medal Winning Paper announced

  • 16.07.2022

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 2021 BGA Medal has been awarded to the paper “Evolution of surface roughness of single sand grains with normal loading” by Ting Yao, Beatrice Baudet, Sergio Lourenço of Chinese Academy of Sciences, University College London and The University of Hong Kong

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Winner announced of 2021 BGA Masters Prize

  • 16.07.2022

The BGA is pleased to announce that Ana Pirrone of Imperial College is the winner of the 2021 BGA Masters prize for her entry “Geotechnical data integration in the calibration of constitutive models using machine learning and metaheuristics”.

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Ground Engineering’s July 2022 issue is available online

  • 19.06.2022

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

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Papers for the BGA AGM are available on line

  • 19.06.2022

Papers for the BGA AGM to be held on 22 June 2022 are available on line via the Members Area

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular - May 2022

  • 29.05.2022

ISSMGE News & Information Circular - May 2022

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Ground Engineering’s June 2022 issue is available online

  • 18.05.2022

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

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Call for submission - BGA annual conference young engineers' poster competition

  • 13.05.2022

BGA Annual conference 2022 - calling for poster submissions for the Young Engineers' Poster Competition. A prize of £100 is awarded.

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