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

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PhD Opportunities in Geotechnics February 2018

  • 17.02.2018

To support the wider academic and professional field the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) would like to draw attention to available PhD positions in geotechnical subjects.

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Call for Nominations for the BGA Executive Committee – Deadline 16 April 2018

  • 15.02.2018

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is calling for nominations for members to stand for election to the BGA Executive Committee – Deadline 16 April 2018

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Finalists Announced for the 49th Cooling Prize Competition

  • 23.01.2018

​The British Geotechnical Society (BGA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 49th Cooling Prize Competition to be held in Manchester on 28 February 2018

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Recording of Evert Hoek lecture on development of the Geological Strength Index (GSI)

  • 13.01.2018

​The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is grateful to Steve Hencher, Emeritus Professor in Engineering Geology at the University of Leeds for sharing with us an interesting recording of a lecture by Evert Hoek, the eminent rock mechanics engineer and 1983 Rankine Lecturer

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Deadline for 2018 Ground Engineering Award Submissions Extended to 26 January 2018

  • 11.01.2018

The deadline for 2018 Ground Engineering Award Submissions has been extended to 26 January 2018

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PhD Opportunities in Geotechnics January 2018

  • 11.01.2018

To support the wider academic and professional field the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) would like to draw attention to available PhD positions in geotechnical subjects

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Call for Submissions for BGA Medal 2017

  • 04.01.2018

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) invites submissions for the BGA Medal 2017

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Call for Submissions for BGA MSc/MEng Prize 2017

  • 03.01.2018

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) invites submissions for the 2017 MSc/MEng Prize.

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Call for Abstracts - XVII ECSMGE Reykjavik, September 2019

  • 23.12.2017

Call for Abstracts - The XVII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Reykjavik September 2019

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