Category Archives: Tips for You

Top 3 takeaways from “Peer Review: the nuts and bolts” attendees  

What does peer review do for science and what does the scientific community want it to do for them? Should reviewers remain anonymous? Does peer review illuminate good ideas or shut them down? Equipping early career researchers with the answers … Continue reading

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Download a Free Checklist for Smoking Out Fake News

In an era of post-truth and alternative facts, fake news at times seems to be running rings around its legitimate counterpart — “falsehood flies, and truth comes limping after it,” as the maxim has it. While this apparent trend makes … Continue reading

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What do we mean when we talk about big data?

Big data is a phrase that we are hearing more and more in the digital age, but what do we really mean when we say it, and what do we mean by big and by data? In a presentation given … Continue reading

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Where are our data backups heading?

By Ian Mulvany Head of Product Innovation, SAGE Publishing @IanMulvany  Taking care of data, collecting it, curating it, adding in all the metadata, generally getting it into a state where other people might be able to work with it in the … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: The New Big Science- Linking Data to Understand People in Context

Drawn from scholarship appearing in the current issue of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, this free webinar explores the nexus of actionable analysis and big data from public, private and research sources. Four researchers … Continue reading

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16 Reads that will make you love your data even more

To help spread awareness of good data-keeping practices, we’re thrilled to be an official participant of Love Your Data Week (February 13-17, 2017), an annual international event created to foster conversation and build awareness for quality research data management. This week we’ll be … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Twitter Research (It Ain’t Black and White)

In the age of social media, Twitter provides unprecedented opportunities for social researchers to listen to millions of voices, observe millions of interactions and gain new insights in our social world. This has implications for research practices, policy decisions and … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Learn how to increase the impact of your research with Kudos

Do you want to increase downloads and citations of your articles? To help our authors make the most of Kudos, a service designed specifically to help researchers maximize the visibility of their work, we are running a series of webinars next … Continue reading

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Writing With Resonance

By Cynthia Nalevanko, Editor, Management INK, SAGE [We’re pleased to welcome Ninna Meier from Copenhagan Business School, and Charlotte Wegener from Aalborg University. Meier and Wegener recently published an article in Journal of Management Inquiry entitled “Writing with Resonance.” From Meier and Wegener:] What inspired … Continue reading

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Research > Publication > Impact (You Might Need a Strategy for That)

This post originally appeared on Social Science Space here and was reposted with permission. By Janet Salmons Carrying out scholarly research is a challenge, whether you are conducting an empirical study, reviewing literature, or developing a new theory. But research is only part … Continue reading

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Top journal articles discussing the role of academic books

Textbooks and journal articles are the two main pillars of traditional academic publishing, and each medium often speaks directly to the other. In today’s Academic Book Week  post we are sharing a selection of key articles from across SAGE Publishing’s … Continue reading

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“Teaching Statistics to People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics” webinar recording and extra Q&A

Last month, we held the webinar Teaching Statistics to People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics: Tips for Overcoming Statistics Anxiety with author Neil J. Salkind. Neil shared his strategies on reducing students’ statistics anxiety and tips on teaching students  how to understand … Continue reading

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Connecting with the Community: Catherine Dawson on creating activities for teaching research methods

By Sally Ransom, Marketing Manager, SAGE Publishing The way that reaching methods are taught and engaged with continues to change to account for fluctuating learning environments and classroom numbers, as well as new technology.  As methods continue to evolve, our … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Teaching Statistics to People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics

Teaching Statistics to People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics: Tips for Overcoming Statistics Anxiety Join bestselling author Neil J. Salkind to discuss strategies that you can implement to reduce statistics anxiety in your students. Using his 30+ years of teaching … Continue reading

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How psychology instructors can help students become better researchers

An award winner’s top tip Earlier this fall, Anna Schwartz and Lyra Stein were announced as the winners of the 2016 SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award. Organized by SAGE Publishing and The Society for the Teaching of Psychology … Continue reading

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