About the BGA

The British Geophysical Association is a Joint Association of the Geological Society of London and the Royal Astronomical Society. Its aims are to promote the subject of geophysics, and to strengthen the relationship between geophysics and the other natural sciences in…

Supporting UK Passive Seismology

Following recent BGA sponsored meetings, the UK passive seismology community have produced a report detailing a vision for the future of broadband passive seismology. This aims to start a discussion on the infrastructure needed in the UK to support this….

About the committee

Greetings from the committee! The aim of the BGA is to promote the subject of geophysics, and particularly to strengthen the relationship between geology and geophysics in the UK. We support scientific meetings and courses, encourage the publication of results and research and…


Covid-19 Support Fund

The BGA is inviting applications for funding to help support those UK student geophysicists whose work or capacity to work has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. See the awards menu for details.

Bullerwell Lecturer 2021

The BGA is delighted to announce that Dr Lesleis Nagy from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, is our Bullerwell Lecturer for 2021. The main focus of his research is on numerical modelling of thermal stability in…

Tony Watts wins AGU Maurice Ewing medal

Congratulations to Professor Tony Watts from the University of Oxford on receiving the AGUs Maurice Ewing medal. The list of award winners can be found here: https://eos.org/agu-news/announcing-the-2020-agu-union-medal-award-and-prize-recipients