We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have been awarded an outreach grant by the Royal Society for Chemistry. This will fund us employing Dr Laura Hobbs as a science co-ordinator for the project. And us running some 'Nappy Science Gang Live' events, to engage wider audiences in what we are doing. We are … Continue reading New funding from the Royal Society for Chemistry
Over the past couple of weeks, we've been asking our Nappy Science Gang group members about what they do when they wash their nappies. So far, we've discussed washing machines, detergents, wash frequency and water hardness. A summary of the results is below: Washing machines Bosch is a clear favourite brand, with 25% of those who … Continue reading Nappy Science Gang laundry habits
Over the last week, the Nappy Science Gang have been voting for the 3 main questions they're going to answer. Drumroll please......the winners are.... 1) What's the best thing to wash cloth nappies with (Bio detergent /non-bio detergent / liquid / powder/ eco eggs/ soapnuts)? 2) Is 'strip-washing' cloth nappies necessary? If so, what is … Continue reading We’ve chosen our questions!
For the majority of UK parents, the 20th - 26th April 2015 won't be marked on the family calendar as a special one. But for cloth nappy users and advocates along with us at The Nappy Science Gang (who are both) it's 'Real Nappy Week'. Founded in 1996 (by Go Real) this annual event is … Continue reading Real Nappy Week
We are delighted to be able to announce that the Wellcome Trust, in their infinite wisdom, have given us a grant to run Nappy Science Gang. This means we'll be able to fund someone to run the project one day a week and we'll be able to fund doing some experiments and get things tested … Continue reading Nappy Science Gang is GO!