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

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association (BGA). We are the principal association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom. We also perform the role of the Ground Board for the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as being the UK member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM).

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Upcoming Events

Yorkshire Geotechnical Group (ICE)
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Yorkshire Geotechnical Group - Application Areas of Permeable Geotextile Contaminant Barriers

Dr. Stefan Niewerth of HUESKER Synthetic will discuss permeable geotextile contaminant barriers and their applications.

  • 09.11.2021
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Online event
  • Event Type: Yorkshire Geotechnical Group (ICE)
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2021 Géotechnique Lecture - Performance-Based Design of Propped Retaining Walls

The 2021 Géotechnique Lecture - Performance-Based Design of Propped Retaining Walls will be presented by Stuart Haigh of Cambridge University

  • 16.11.2021
  • 18:30 - 19:45
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA
  • Event Type: BGA Meeting

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"16 November 2021: The Geotechnique Lecture Performance-Based Design of Propped Retaining Walls by Prof Stuart Haigh of Cambridge University. In-person event at the ICE, London (also webcast). Free to attend - advance registration required "

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"Ground Engineering’s November 2021 issue is available online - Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions "

Oct 20

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GE's Nov 2021 issue features an interview with the Medal Lecturer; reports on improvemen…"

Oct 20

"RT : Obituary: Bryan Openshaw Skipp (1929-2021)

It is with great sadness that the shares the news that Bryan S…"

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Latest News

Ground Engineering’s November 2021 issue is available online

  • 20.10.2021

Ground Engineering’s November 2021 issue is available online. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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Call for Entries for the Fleming Award Competition 2021

  • 05.10.2021

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. Deadline is 31st October 2021

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular - September 2021

  • 03.10.2021

ISSMGE News & Information Circular - September 2021

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BGA Poster Award 2021

  • 27.09.2021

The BGA holds an Annual Poster competition for young geotechnical professionals under the age of 33 to showcase their work.

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Awards Presented at BGA Annual General Meeting September 2021

  • 20.09.2021

The BGA presented awards at its Annual General Meeting during its Annual Conference on 13 September 2021

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Rearranged date for the 60th Rankine Lecture

  • 18.09.2021

The 60th Rankine Lecture, to be delivered by Professor Stephan Jefferis, has been rearranged for 16th March 2022.

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