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    Rankine Lecture: Gazetas proposes “major shift” in seismic design philosophySubscription

    21 March, 2019

    Concepts put forward by National Technical University of Athens professor of geotechnical engineering George Gazetas at the Rankine Lecture have been described as “a major shift in design philosophy”.

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    Loughborough’s Harry Postill wins 50th anniversary Cooling PrizeSubscription

    6 March, 2019

    Loughborough University research associate in geotechnical asset performance Harry Postill was announced as the winner of the 50th anniversary Cooling Prize last night.

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    The Cooling Prize Competition: The first 50 yearsSubscription

    6 March, 2019

    Last night saw Harry Postill awarded with Cooling Prize on the 50th anniversary of the event but why was the event created? Christine Cooling explains the origins of the award that honour her father.

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    BGA launches membership surveySubscription

    18 February, 2019

    The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) has announced the launch of a survey gain greater understanding of the demographic of its members and other individuals who have an interested in ground engineering.

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    Cooling Prize finalists announcedSubscription

    4 February, 2019

    The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) has announced the finalists for the 50th Cooling Prize Competition to be held in London on 5 March 2019.

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    Deadline for 2018 BGA Medal extended Subscription

    31 January, 2019

    The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) has announced that the deadline for submissions for the 2018 BGA Medal and MSc/MEng Prize has been extended to 15 February.

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    BGA member awarded the Rocha MedalSubscription

    24 January, 2019

    British Geotechnical Association (BGA) member Qinghua Lei has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Rocha Medal by the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM).

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    BGA issues final call for Cooling Prize candidatesSubscription

    9 January, 2019

    Young Geotechnical professionals now have less than 10 days to put themselves in the running to win the British Geotechnical Association’s (BGA’s) anniversary Cooling Prize event.

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    BGA reveals three Fleming Award finalistsSubscription

    12 November, 2018

    The British Geotechnical Association has announced that two Scottish landslide remedial projects and Claridge’s basement will go head to head to compete for this year’s Fleming Award.

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    BGA launches the call for Cooling Prize candidatesSubscription

    19 October, 2018

    The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is inviting young geotechnical professionals to submit papers for the 50th anniversary Cooling Prize event.

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