Category Archives: Technology

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Representing social science in national-security-related modeling and simulation

Guest Editors: Paul K Davis , and Angela O’Mahony From The Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation For some years, US defense officials have admonished the modeling and simulation (M&S) community to go beyond modeling military “kinetics” to address complex … Continue reading

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Scholarship Winner Gives Insight on Evolving Technology in Libraries

 Jaimie L. Kicklighter is the recipient of the 2016 Peter Lyman Memorial/SAGE Scholarship in New Media. Currently, Kicklighter works as a library technical specialist at Auburn University Special Collections & Archives. After earning her MLS, Kicklight wants to work with … Continue reading

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Big Data Much Better Than People at Determining Keywords

“Humans, I’m going to make the case, are horrible at picking keywords,” claims Gary King, the director of Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, during a talk last year on Capitol Hill. “… I’m going to convince you that you … Continue reading

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Reasons to rename journals: Responses from two editors

By Elizabeth Berry, Marketing Manager, Journals, SAGE Publishing The two official journals of SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening) will begin their 22nd year of publication in 2017 with new titles and taglines. The Journal of Biomolecular Screening (JBS) … Continue reading

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What I learned from attending DataKind UK’s “DataDive” hackathon- a reflection from Ian Mulvany  

By Ian Mulvany, Head of Product Innovation, SAGE Publishing @IanMulvany  Photos © Katie Metzler 2016 A DataDive is a focused hacking weekend that works with a selected non-profit to help them improve their understanding of their own data. Significant effort … Continue reading

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The state of research resources in 2016

With new technologies constantly redefining what is considered a reference resource and with new ways of collecting research sources and connecting them to users, we want to know how your library regards and collects research resources. In a new survey, … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Return from Migration and Circulation of Highly Educated People: The Never Ending Brain Drain

Guest Editors: J. Gaillard, A-M. Gaillard and V.V. Krishna From Science Technology & Society Looking back into the 1960s and perhaps 1970s on the discourse and controversy of brain drain (Das, 1971), there exists different perspectives on migration of trained (or … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women in Engineering: A Response

      Today is National Women in Engineering Day (NWED), a day dedicated to raising the profile and celebrating the achievements of women in engineering. As a publisher with a strong portfolio of engineering journals we are committed to … Continue reading

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Virtual information training for a global business: Business Information Review 2014 Annual Best Paper Prize

From Business Information Review Business Information Review is delighted to announce the 2014 winner of its annual Best Paper Prize. The prize is awarded to papers which have demonstrated breakthrough thinking; potential impact on practice; a quality of writing and … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Bodies, sexualities and gender

Guest editors: Wendy Harcourt and Thanh-Dam Truong   From Gender, Technology and Development This special issue on Bodies, Sexualities and Gender looks at changes in technology and gender in relation to sexuality, embodiment, and development. The issue features the latest … Continue reading

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Openability of rigid plastic containers with peelable lids: Accessibility of packaging by older people

Investigating openability of rigid plastic containers with peelable lids: The link between human strength and grip and opening forces From Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science As society ages there is a growing … Continue reading

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Predicting Tour de France stage-winning times

Predicting Tour de France stage-winning times with continuous power and drag area models and high speeds in 2013 From Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology After a decade since the authors … Continue reading

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The technical evolution of the soccer ball: Using wind-tunnel experiments to compare the World Cup 2014 ball with the one used in 2010

A comparison of Jabulani and Brazuca non-spin aerodynamics From Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology                                   … Continue reading

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Aiming to reach the land speed record of 1,000 mph in the new Bloodhound SSC car

Simulating the aerodynamic characteristics of the land speed record vehicle BLOODHOUND SSC From Journal of Automobile Engineering The first Land Speed Record (LSR) was set in 1898 and has been broken around 60 times since. The BLOODHOUND SSC project was … Continue reading

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Supporting adaptation decision making in response to a changing climate

Special Issue: Adaptation and resilience to a changing climate: Supporting adaptation decision making From Building Services Engineering Research and Technology This special issue provides an overview on the development of weather data based on the UK Climate Projections 2009 (UKCP09) to … Continue reading

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