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49th Cooling Prize

Call for papers for the 49th Cooling Prize Competition Young Geotechnical Engineers are invited to submit papers of less than 2000 words (excluding titles, captions and references). The paper should be submitted with a brief CV and a completed application form by Friday 15th December 2017. Entrants should be under 33 years of age on 31st December 2018 and a member of either the British Geotechnical Association or the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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19th ICSMGE Seoul 2017

19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2017) 17 to 22 September 2017, Seoul, Republic of Korea On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee for the 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2017), I am pleased to welcome you all to the ICSMGE 2017 to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from September 17 to 22, 2017. The theme of the ICSMGE 2017 is “Unearth

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PhD Opportunities in Geotechnics

To support the wider academic and professional field the BGA would like to draw attention to available PhD positions in geotechnical subjects. If you have an available position you would like us to highlight please get in touch. If you would like to apply for one of the positions below please contact the university involved directly. Seismic Liquefaction of Mine Tailings (UCL). Deadline 25th August. Geotechnical engineering applied to offshore renewable

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13th Géotechnique Lecture – Use of vegetation in low-carbon Geotechnical Engineering

13th Géotechnique Lecture  Tuesday 14th November 2017 at 18:30  Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA Use of vegetation in low-carbon Geotechnical Engineering Dr Jonathan Knappett University of Dundee Synopsis Vegetation is often found near infrastructure, including on natural and man-made slopes and alongside transport corridors. Plant roots offer potential benefits for use as a low-cost, carbon-neutral

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Levees

Wednesday 1st November 2017¦ 18:00 - 20:00 Telford Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA Dr. Philip Smith Royal HaskoningDHV Full details to follow.

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Global Challenges, Geosynthetic Solutions and Counting Carbon

International Geosynthetics Society, UK Chapter 16th Invitation Lecture Jointly with the British Geotechnical Association Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 18:00 Godfrey Mitchell Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA   Global Challenges, Geosynthetic Solutions and Counting Carbon Professor Neil Dixon, Loughborough University Synopsis Our planet is experiencing unprecedented change. The global

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Tunnelling in the Urban Environment: Geotechnique Symposium in Print

14th September at the Institution of Civil Engineers  Tunnelling in the urban environment is booming worldwide. In the UK alone the underground works for Crossrail are almost complete, major underground station upgrades are under way, while several other major infrastructure tunnelling projects are in preparation (e.g. Tideway, HS2).  Understanding and accurately predicting the ground and structural response to tunnelling and the associated risks

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BGA Papers Accepted for Seoul

The Secretariat of the 19th ICSMGE Seoul has advised that all papers submitted by the BGA have been accepted.  In relation to the presentations at the conference, they say:All papers will be presented either orally or as a poster.  The ISSMGE technical committee is currently deciding on the presentation type.  The presentation type will be notified to authors in second week of May, before the deadline of early bird registration (this is 31

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ISSMGE May Newsletter

Please visit the new-look ISSMGE website – http://www.issmge.org/ for full details of all ISSMGE activities. 1. ISSMGE Global Survey on State of the Art (SoA) and State of Practice (SoP) The survey formally closed on the 30th April, and the CAPG committee will produce a report in due course. 2. XIX ICSMGE – Seoul, Korea- Registration now open   Early bird registration is open until 31 May 2017 -https://www.icsmge2017.org/registration/registration_01.asp

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April 2017 Newsletter

Flyers, booking arrangements and full details of all BGA events are available on the BGA website at www.britishgeotech.org.uk. Attending BGA Events in person: Please let us know if your commitments prevent you from attending an event for which you have previously registered so that a) someone else may do so and b) we have a full theatre. Networking after BGA Lectures: members tell us they value mixing with other industry professionals when attending

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