The British Geotechnical Association(BGA) is the principal association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.
Congratulations to the four finalists for the 2017 Cooling Prize: Francesc Mirada (Arup) The Material Point Method in slope stability analysis Vipul Kumar (Mott MacDonald) Development of 3D numerical models for optimisation of ground improvement zone for bored tunnels in marine clays Ronan Royston (Oxford University) Monitoring the Construction of a Large-Diameter Caisson in Clay Daniel Martinez Calonge (Imperial College) Investigating the thermalRead more
Recent Developments in Energy Geotechnics: Fundamentals to Applications A half day seminar at Imperial College 15th March 2017 13:00 - 16:30 followed by the Rankine lecture at 17:30 The field of Energy Geotechnics focusses on geotechnical issues associated with infrastructure designed to meet the rising energy demand. These problems typically subject geomaterials to complex loading conditions of mechanical, hydraulic, thermal and chemical origin,Read more
First Keynote announced for Chalk 2018 Conference The Chalk 2018 Conference Committee is pleased to announce that Professor Rory Mortimore will deliver a Keynote Lecture at the conference in September 2018. Professor Mortimore’s keynote will be entitled Chalk: a never ending story and will discuss the development of knowledge and understanding of the properties of Chalk, including weathering, porosity, density and ultra-structureRead more
Engineering in Chalk is a major two-day international conference organized by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) with support from the Engineering Group of the Geological Society (EGGS), and will be held on 17th and 18th September 2018 at Imperial College in London. See the Chalk 2018 Website for full details. The Organizing Committee of the conference is pleased to invite submissions of abstracts for papers and posters. Submission is viaRead more
The British Geotechnical Association Medal (and certificate) is awarded annually (calendar year) to the BGA member who has written or co-written the best paper published in an international journal and submitted for consideration of the award. Where more than one BGA member has contributed to the paper, the Medal will be awarded to the major BGA author. Nominations are sought for the 2016 award, with a deadline of 31st January 2017. Full detailsRead more
The 57th Rankine Dinner Request form is now available!Read more