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

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Dr R G 'Jimmy' James of Cambridge University

  • 07.11.2019

Dr R G 'Jimmy' James of Cambridge University died in June 2016 aged 84. He had been a member of the Cambridge Soil Mechanics Group since the early 1960s. David Muir Wood is preparing an obituary and would welcome anecdotes, reminiscences. appreciations. He hopes to include a full list of Jimmy's publications - bibliographic details of any papers known to colleagues and students would be welcomed.

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2019 Fleming Award Shortlist Announced

  • 07.11.2019

The BGA is pleased to announce the shortlisted entries for the 2019 Fleming Award. The finalists will present at the Fleming Award evening on 4 December 2019, when a judging panel will select the winner.

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Stuart Marchand receives the John Mitchell Award

  • 04.10.2019

The BGA is pleased to announce that Stuart Marchand has received the 2019 John Mitchell Award

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Call for Entries for the Fleming Award Competition 2019

  • 03.10.2019

Call for Entries for the Fleming Award Competition - Deadline 15 October 2019

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Ground Engineering’s October 2019 issue is available online

  • 25.09.2019

Ground Engineering’s October 2019 issue is available online

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Rankine Lecture Papers Free to read 1961-2002

  • 23.09.2019

ICE Publishing has made the Rankine Lecture papers free to read from the start of the lectures in 1961 through to 2002.

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BGA Member Dr Matteo Ciantia presents the ISSMGE Bright Spark Lecture at Reykjavik Conference

  • 15.09.2019

BGA Member Dr Matteo Ciantia presents the ISSMGE Bright Spark Lecture at Reykjavik Conference

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BGA Early Career Group expands to South West Region

  • 06.09.2019

The BGA Early Career Group expands to the South West region with the formation of a new ECG sub-committee!

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Whittles Publishing offer 15% discount to BGA members to celebrate publication of books on Professor A W Bishop

  • 01.09.2019

Whittles Publishing offer 15% discount to BGA members to celebrate publication of books on Professor A W Bishop

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