22 March, 5.30pm, Imperial College London.
Professor Robert Mair, the British Geotechnical Association's 2006 Rankine Lecturer, will focus on the important relationship between tunnelling and geotechnics.
Mair, professor of geotechnical engineering at Cambridge University, will present Tunnelling and geotechnics - new horizons, describing recent advances in soft ground tunnelling research and practice, drawing on model studies, theoretical developments and case histories from around the world. The lecture will be held in the main lecture theatre of the Sherfield Building, starting at 5.30pm, with tea from 5pm, and will be followed by a dinner. For more details visit www. britishgeotech. org. uk