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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Yorkshire Geotechnical Group (ICE)
  • 07.12.2021
  • 18:00 - 19:30
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BGA Fleming Award Event 2021

The 2021 Fleming Award Meeting

  • 07.12.2021
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, London, SW1P 3AA
  • Event Type: BGA Meeting

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Latest News

Call for nominations for new ISSMGE TC on Geotechnical BIM and Digital Twins

  • 28.11.2021

Call for nominations for new ISSMGE TC on Geotechnical BIM and Digital Twins

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Recording of 2021 Geotechnique Lecture Now available on line

  • 28.11.2021

Recording of 2021 Geotechnique Lecture Now available on line

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Ground Engineering’s December 2021 issue is available online

  • 17.11.2021

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

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2021 Fleming Award Shortlist Announced

  • 14.11.2021

The BGA is pleased to announce the shortlisted entries for the 2021 Fleming Award. The finalists will present at the Fleming Award event on 7 December 2021, when a judging panel will select the winner.

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Call for abstracts for the 11th International Symposium on Field Monitoring in Geomechanics (ISFMG)

  • 08.11.2021

Call for abstracts for the 11th International Symposium on Field Monitoring in Geomechanics (ISFMG). Deadline 17 January 2022

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Course on Offshore Geophysics and Geotechnical Engineering

  • 07.11.2021

The Society for Underwater Technology is running a course on Offshore Geophysics and Geotechnical Engineering (comprising four half days) between 16 and 25 November 2021.

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