The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.
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).
The BGA ECG and BTSYM are running a four session CPD course titled ‘A Brief Introduction to Python in Plaxis’ that will provide insights on how you can use Python to speed up your Plaxis modelling both pre and post analysis.
BGA Annual Conference 2023 and AGM will be held at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London, as an in-person event.
The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 2022 BGA Medal has been awarded to the paper “Advanced in situ and laboratory characterisation of the ALPACA chalk research site” by Ken Vinck, Tingfa Liu, Richard Jardine, Stavroula Kontoe, Reza Ahmadi-Naghadeh, Roísín Buckley, Bryon Byrne, James Lawrence, Ross McAdam and Fabian Schranz.
Voting for Election to BGA Executive Committee – Deadline 5 June 2023. The election to select three candidates to the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) Executive Committee is now in progress.
The BGA is pleased to announce that Danette Tan of Imperial College is the winner of the 2022 BGA Masters prize for her entry “Assessing life extensions of ageing infrastructure”.
June 2023 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.
The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the inaugural BGA Annual Dinner and Lecture will be held at One Great George Street, London on 26 September 2023.
Call for applications for BGA Fund Awards. This allows the BGA to provide financial assistance to individual BGA members for further study or advancement of their career in technical subjects. Applicants are invited to apply for funds of up to £1,000 for studies which will support or advance their geotechnical career: Deadline 31 May