The British Geotechnical Association(BGA) is the principal association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.
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 renewableRead more
BGA Chairman Professor Stephan Jefferis presented prizewinners with their certificates and medals at the BGA AGM during the Annual Conference on 21 June 2017 at the ICE in London Francesc Mirada of Arup was awarded the BGA Cooling Prize 2017 Lauren Doughty of Imperial College & Arup was awarded the BGA MSc/MEng Dissertation Prize 2016 Arirajasingham Maheethran of Atkins was awarded the BGA Medal 2016 (co-authors of the winning paper were ArunasalamRead more
The British Geotechnical Association is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 elections to the BGA Executive Committee. The newly-elected members of the BGA Executive Committee are: Vincent Nyambayo Susan Pollard David Toll Elected members serve a three year term on the BGA Executive Committee. The unsuccessful candidates in the 2017 election were: Ebenezer Adenmosun Niall Corney Sam Dival Adrian Jones Keith Nicholls Grace Yungwith.Read more
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 31Read more
Sergio Solera reports from the 47th Cooling Prize Competition, held in Newcastle upon Tyne on the 21st March The 48th Cooling Prize Competition took place at the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers at Newcastle upon Tyne on 21st March 2017. Four finalists were chosen this year to present their work. The meeting was hosted by the Northern Geotechnical Group and chaired by Stephan Jefferis, Chairman of the British GeotechnicalRead more