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

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Latest News

2018 BGA Medal Winning Paper Announced

  • 22.05.2019

The 2018 BGA Medal is awarded to a paper on ‘Micro mechanics of drained and undrained shearing’ published in Géotechnique by authors Dr John de Bono and Professor Glenn McDowell

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Voting for Election to BGA Executive Committee 2019

  • 30.04.2019

Voting for Election to BGA Executive Committee – Deadline 3 June 2019. The election to select three candidates to the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) Executive Committee is now in progress.

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Professor Scott Sloan

  • 25.04.2019

It is with great sadness that the BGA shares the sad news that Professor Scott Sloan, the 51st Rankine Lecturer, passed away on 23 April 2019.

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Professor Stephan Jefferis announced as 60th Rankine Lecturer

  • 20.03.2019

Professor Stephan Jefferis announced as 60th Rankine Lecturer

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On-Line Viewing Details for the Rankine Lecture by Professor George Gazetas

  • 15.03.2019

On-Line Viewing Details for the Rankine Lecture by Professor George Gazetas on Wednesday 20th March 2019 at 5.30pm

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Call for Nominations for the BGA Executive Committee 2019

  • 11.03.2019

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is calling for nominations for members to stand for election to the BGA Executive Committee – Deadline 18 April 2019

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Photographs from 50th Cooling Prize Competition

  • 11.03.2019

Photographs from 50th Cooling Prize Competition

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Harry Postill wins 50th Cooling Prize Competition

  • 06.03.2019

The British Geotechnical Society (BGA) is pleased to announce that Harry Postill of Loughborough University has been awarded the 50th Cooling Prize for his paper and presentation on Clay cut slope deterioration, climate change and maintenance

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Finalists Announced for the 50th Cooling Prize Competition

  • 01.02.2019

The British Geotechnical Society (BGA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 50th Cooling Prize Competition to be held in London on 5 March 2019

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