25 things we learned by running a radical citizen science project about nappies (as you do)

At the end of a project, you usually put weeks or even months of effort into evaluating it and writing an evaluation report. Then about three people read your report. Which is a shame, because if you've been honest, there's stuff in there that might be useful to other people. So I thought I'd write … Continue reading 25 things we learned by running a radical citizen science project about nappies (as you do)

Do you want to work for Nappy Science Gang?

Nappy Science Gang is a user-led citizen science project, which has been funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Royal Society for Chemistry. We are about to start a new project, funded by the Royal Society for Chemistry, called Apatite for Destruction. More background here. We need a part-time assistant for the project. Could it … Continue reading Do you want to work for Nappy Science Gang?

The David vs Goliath tale of how a citizen science project overturned decades of NHS advice

There's a lot of contradictory advice in the UK cloth nappy world about washing your nappies. But one thing every source is agreed upon is that YOU MUSTN'T WASH YOUR NAPPIES IN BIO POWDER. Nappy Science Gang is a citizen science project for parents who use reusable nappies, and one of our aims has been … Continue reading The David vs Goliath tale of how a citizen science project overturned decades of NHS advice