Parenting is always an experiment so why not collect the data?
Our Parents’ Top Tips On Planning Experiments

Our parents’ top tips on planning experiments

Since April last year, we've had around 2000 citizen scientist parents planning, designing and running experiments into the areas of parenthood and childhood that matter to them. They've done a lot of their own research and collaborated with established scientists.…

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PSG: Where Are We Now?

PSG: where are we now?

Image: Delfi de la Rua on Unsplash Wow - it's been 16 months since we launched Parenting Science Gang! So what have we been up to? There isn't really a road map for starting a novel user-led citizen science project for…

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Newsletter #8 – Introducing Our New Groups

Newsletter #8 – Introducing our new groups

Introducing our new groups! We're pleased to announce two more science gangs - Big Birthas (BB PSG) and Mealtime Hostage (MH PSG). Big Birthas - we've teamed up with Amber Marshall of bigbirthas.co.ukto ask the questions bigger mums want the answers to. You…

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How To Look For Research

How to look for research

Our second year groups are looking at potential questions to investigate and are trying to find out what research already exists. So we asked one of our Let Toys Be Toys - Parenting Science Gang members, Katie Alcock, to write…

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Parenting Science Gang – 9 Months On

Parenting Science Gang – 9 months on

Parenting Science Gang has been running for 9 months now (!!), here’s what we’ve been up to. The first four groups We started by recruiting members from four existing Facebook groups for parents: Breastfeeding Older Babies & Beyond (BOBAB) UK Breastfeeding…

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