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

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Call for applications for BGA Fund Awards

  • 13.05.2022

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 31 May.

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BGA Launches its Contribution to the ISSMGE Time Capsule Project

  • 08.05.2022

BGA Launches its Contribution to the ISSMGE Time Capsule Project

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Ground Engineering’s May 2022 issue is available online

  • 18.04.2022

Ground Engineering’s May 2022 issue is available online

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Call for nominations to the BGA Executive Committee

  • 03.04.2022

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is calling for nominations for members to stand for election to the BGA Executive Committee – the deadline is 17:00 on 29 April 2022.

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Stan Jun Qi wins 53rd Cooling Prize Competition

  • 29.03.2022

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 53rd Cooling Prize was awarded to Stan Jun Qi of Atkins for his presentation based on his MSc work at Imperial College London on Numerical Evaluation of Empirical Estimates of Seepage through Contiguous Piled Walls.

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Ground Engineering’s April 2022 issue is available online

  • 20.03.2022

Ground Engineering’s April 2022 issue is available online

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Finalists Announced for the 2022 Cooling Prize Competition

  • 19.03.2022

The British Geotechnical Society (BGA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2022 Cooling Prize Competition to be held on 29 March 2022 as an on-line event hosted by the Scottish Ground Engineering Group.

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Professor John Carter announced as 61st Rankine Lecturer

  • 16.03.2022

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 61st Rankine Lecture will be delivered by Professor John Carter of University of Newcastle, in New South Wales, Australia.

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ISSMGE Survey on Offshore Geotechnics

  • 13.03.2022

ISSMGE’s Technical Committee 209 Offshore Geotechnics invites all geotechnical practitioners with experience in offshore geotechnics (past and present, and including PhD students) to participate in a survey, aimed at investigating current perceptions and future trends in the field.

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