Parenting is always an experiment so why not collect the data?
PSG Does Breast Milk Science

PSG does breast milk science

Babies. Exciting. Inspiring. Privilege. Happy. Boobs. Empowering. Just some of the words used to describe taking part in Breastfeeding Older Babies and Beyond (BOBAB) and UK Breastfeeding and Parenting Support (UKBAPS) PSGs #breastmilkexperiment. These 2 Gangs wanted to know what’s…

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Newsletter # 11 – The Final Countdown

Newsletter # 11 – The Final Countdown

The PSG Final Event #parentsdoscience Parenting Science Gang is funded by Wellcome for a two year period and we’re coming towards the end of our project. Over the last 21 months, our 2000+ citizen scientists have achieved amazing things. They've created…

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What Do Citizen Scientists Think About?

What do citizen scientists think about?

During our Final Event weekend in York (#parentsdoscience), we invited everyone to contribute to our Head poster that asked “What are you thinking about?”. Anyone could write anything at any time, and so we ended up with everything, from admiration…

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What Does It Feel Like To Be A PSG Member?

What does it feel like to be a PSG member?

During our Final Event weekend in York (#parentsdoscience), we invited everyone to contribute to our Heart poster that asked “How do you feel?”. Anyone could write anything at any time, and so we ended up with everything, from sadness to…

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#parentsdoscience – The PSG Final Event

#parentsdoscience – The PSG Final Event

In February last year, Parenting Science Gang opened its doors and four groups of parents stepped up to the challenge of doing to some real science about the issues that parents care about most. Since then we've had another four groups join…

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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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PSG Hits The Conference Scene

PSG hits the conference scene

by guest blogger M. Wright from UKBAPS - Parenting Science Gang. On Tuesday 16th January 2018, I attended a conference on the effects of screen time on young people in London at The Wellcome collection with my one year old son…

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