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

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The March 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line

  • 20.02.2024

The March 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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Latest newsletters for XVIII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering to be held in Lisbon in August 2024

  • 18.02.2024

Latest newsletters for XVIII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering to be held in Lisbon in August 2024

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Recording and photos from the half day symposium on the Observational Method

  • 07.02.2024

The recording and photos from the half day symposium on the Observational Method

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Call for entries for the 55th Cooling Prize Competition

  • 22.01.2024

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to invite Early Career Geotechnical Professionals to submit posters for the 55th Cooling Prize Competition on any topic dealing with the engineering behaviour of the ground

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Dr Dick Parry

  • 22.01.2024

The BGA is very sad to hear that Dr. Richard (Dick) Parry died recently

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Call for Nominations for Joint Technical Committees (JTCs) of the Federation for International Geo-Engineering Societies

  • 19.01.2024

The Federation for International Geo-Engineering Societies (FedIGS) is seeking nominations for Joint Technical Committees - Deadline for submission to BGA is 24 January 2024

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January/February 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line

  • 17.01.2024

The January/February 2024 issue of Ground Engineering is available on line. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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Call for Entries for the BGA 2023 Masters Dissertation Prize

  • 22.12.2023

The BGA invites submissions for the Masters Dissertation Prize - Deadline for submissions is 31 January 2024. The Masters Dissertation Prize is a prize of £500 awarded annually by the BGA for the best Masters’ degree dissertation on a geotechnical topic.

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Call for Submissions for BGA Medal 2023

  • 22.12.2023

The BGA is calling for submissions for the BGA Medal - Deadline for Submissions is 31 January 2024. The BGA Medal is awarded annually to a paper written by a BGA member (or members) for “meritorious contributions to geotechnical science or practice”.

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