Stephenson Building, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NE1 7RU
0191 208 6160



The British Gear Association (BGA) is a trade association that promotes the technical and commercial interests of manufacturers, distributors, academics and others involved in the Power Transmissions industry in the United Kingdom.
To do this, we offer our members immediate access to support when it is needed, with frequent events taking place at our facility within Newcastle University. The BGA website also acts as a resource hub, hosting the very latest news and research.


The BGA runs regular training seminars and networking events for our members, providing a chance for individuals and teams to learn and network with the broader membership at locations across the UK.


Get immediate, and free, access to various publications through our online resource centre. Publications on offer include white papers, codes of practice and other documents.

Special Interest Groups

Use our Special Interest Groups to find information about specialist topics. SIGs offer a place for members to learn from one another and start discussions.


The BGA provides support and funding for relevant research projects from our members. Completed projects are available for interested parties to download and view instantaneously.


Please note, if you wish to attend a BGA event then you must first register for an account on the BGA website. Once you have completed the sign-up process, you will be able to book a place at the desired event. If you encounter any issues with registration, please contact the BGA office on 0191 208 6160 or email Click here to register.


An Introduction to Gear Design & Geometry

28th February 2018£375.00 2 Qty Available
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Gear Wear & Failure Recognition: Course Full

8th March 2018£375.00 There are no ticket available at this time.
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Gear Stress Analysis

17th April 2018£695.00 15 Qty Available
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Bearings & Condition Monitoring

24th April 2018£375.00 10 Qty Available
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Gear Measurement

8th May 2018£695.00 8 Qty Available
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Introduction to Gear Cutting & Measurement

15th May 2018£1,550.00 6 Qty Available
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British Gear Association
Stephenson Building
University of Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne
+44 (0)191 208 6160