PSG At IHV!

PSG at IHV!

Earlier this month, PSG headed off to the Institute of Health Visiting (IHV) Conference in Manchester to share the results of some of our research. Our Director, Sophia Collins, gave a presentation about co-producing research with parents, while four of our…

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Flexischooling in Scotland – the facts

Flexischooling was in the news last week in Scotland, as Aberdeenshire Council debated a motion that would 'allow flexischooling' in the county. There have been numerous press articles, and helpful, 'what is flexischooling' explainers. Radio Scotland's morning phone-in show devoted…

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Big Birthas Research Findings

Big Birthas research findings

How does being a larger mum affect your pregnancy and labour? The members of Big Birthas Parenting Science Gang know that there can be higher risks for mums with a high BMI, but what about the many larger mothers who…

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PSG Podcast #2: Final Event Results Fair

PSG Podcast #2: Final Event Results Fair

The second in our series of podcasts gives you the chance to eavesdrop on the Results Fair at our Final Event in November 2018.  The Results Fair was opened by Katherine Mathieson, CEO of the British Science Association, and features…

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How Hot Is My Baby In A Carrier?

How hot is my baby in a carrier?

An citizen science experiment by the Science-Aware Natural Parenting Science Gang There are so many rules to live by when you’re a new parent, but it can be hard to tell what is based in fact and what is not. For…

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First Findings Of The Mealtime Hostage Research

First Findings of the Mealtime Hostage Research

Image: David Goehring (CC by 2.0) The Mealtime Hostage Parenting Science Gang are a group of parents of children who, for various reasons, have difficulty developing an interest in eating. These children are often highly selective in the variety and quantity of…

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Flexischooling – Our First Findings

Flexischooling – our first findings

Who flexischools their kids and why? Which local authorities support flexischooling? The Dumfries and Galloway Parenting Science Gang's research used Freedom of Information Requests of local authorities, interviews with parents and interviews with teachers to find out more about flexischooling.…

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