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

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Ground Engineering’s October 2020 issue is available online

  • 23.09.2020

Ground Engineering’s October 2020 issue is available online

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Ground Engineering’s August/September 2020 issue is available online

  • 05.08.2020

Ground Engineering’s August/September 2020 issue is available online

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Result of 2020 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

  • 26.07.2020

The BGA is pleased to announce the results of 2020 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

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Postponement of 60th Rankine Lecture until March 2021

  • 23.07.2020

Postponement of 60th Rankine Lecture until March 2021

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Ground Engineering’s July 2020 issue is available online

  • 24.06.2020

Ground Engineering’s July 2020 issue is available online

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Call for Entries for the Fleming Award Competition 2020

  • 24.06.2020

The BGA is pleased to invite entries for the Fleming Competition. This is held annually to commemorate the life and work of Dr Ken Fleming and to recognise excellence in the practical application of geotechnics in a project or a part of a project.

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BGA Annual Conference to be Held as an Online Event

  • 18.06.2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the British Geotechnical Association Annual Conference 2020 cannot be held as a physical event. Instead it will be held as three online sessions on 7th, 14th and 21 July 2020

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Winner announced of 2019 BGA MSc/MEng Prize

  • 07.06.2020

The BGA is pleased to announce that Geng Jie (Jay) Liang of Imperial College London is the winner of the 2019 MSc/MEng prize for his dissertation “Characterizing the Variability of London Clay: A Study of Tunnel Face Logs from the Jubilee Line Extension between Green Park and Waterloo”.

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2019 BGA Medal Winning Paper announced

  • 07.06.2020

The 2019 BGA Medal is awarded to the paper “Pore water pressure and total horizontal stress response to EPBM tunnelling in London Clay” by Michael Wan, Jamie Standing, David Potts and John Burland

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