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Deltares’ CLARIFIER Project: Centrifuge modelling of peat embankments

As part of ‘CLARIFIER: Centrifuge modelling of peat embankments’ which was selected for GEOLAB’s first call for proposals, peat samples have been collected in Norway. These samples were collected 2,000km north of the Deltares facility and are being tested in order to devise an innovative solution in how to construct road embankments in peatlands.   Marianne …

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GEOLAB’s Second Transnational Access Webinar

GEOLAB’s second webinar peaks interests of 110 professionals and demonstrates experiments to study the pressures on Critical Infrastructure The GEOLAB’s Second Transnational Access Webinar took place on May 19th, 2022, and received 110 registrations from 35 countries, representing 73 different organisations and directly supporting the Second Call for Proposals. The objective of the second GEOLAB …

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GEOLAB’s Second Transnational Access Webinar

Upcoming Webinar – May 19th, 9:30 AM CET. Register now! GEOLAB has launched its Second Call for Proposals to potential users among academia, SME and industry to gain access to excellent research facilities in the fields of geotechnical and environmental engineering. This so-called Transnational Access is free of charge and includes technical & scientific support from …

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Early Stage Researcher Internship Program

Early Stage Researcher (ESR) Internship Program – Applications Closed. The applications for GEOLAB’s first Early Stage Researcher (ESR) Internship Program are now open! GEOLAB will fund 15 researchers (including travel and subsistence) for a 2-week placement at one of the project’s research facilities in the field of subsoil behaviour and interaction with structures and the …

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Celebrating Women in Research #IWD2022

Celebrating Women in Research #IWD2022 Female participation in geotechnical research is one of GEOLAB’s primary goals. The gender balance across all engineering related disciplines in EU countries is male dominated, with a ratio of 17% of female engineers. The goal for GEOLAB is to encourage female participation and undertake actions to remove barriers for women to fully engage with engineering research. We realise …

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Selection of proposals for access to the GEOLAB research facilities

December 2021: Selection of proposals for access to the GEOLAB research facilities In June 2021, GEOLAB launched its First Call for Proposals for potential users among academia, SME and industry to gain access to our excellent research facilities in the fields of geotechnical and environmental engineering. The Call for Proposals was supported by GEOLAB’s first …

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GEOLAB’s First Next Generation Training Workshops

GEOLAB – Next Generation Training Workshops On 2nd and 3rd December 2021, GEOLAB organised its first “Next Generation Training Workshop” in the framework of the GEOLAB project. The hybrid workshop was held physically in CEDEX Madrid, and virtually. We had 69 enthusiastic participants, 45 followed us online and 15 participants were funded by the GEOLAB project. The main goal of …

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GEOLAB Hosts its First Networking Event in Madrid

GEOLAB is Hosting its First Networking Event in Madrid GEOLAB is organising its first hybrid Networking Event on December 1, 2021, with physical attendance at CEDEX (CETA Building), Madrid, Spain. Dedicated workshops will be delivered by the University of Cambridge, TU Delft, ETH Zurich, Deltares, CEDEX, NGI, Technical University of Darmstadt, University Gustave Eiffel and …

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Full-scale field testing for optimising foundation design in road and railway construction in Norway

Full-scale field testing for optimising foundation design in road and railway construction in Norway By Thi Minh Hue Le, Christian Strømme Ofstad & Jean-Sebastien L’Heureux, NGI Full-scale field testing in operational environment is an important step in order to optimize the design of possible foundation solutions. NGI has a long record and extensive experience with …

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