Welcome to SAGE Connection! Here are the most recent posts from SAGE and from SAGE Insight, our research news blog:

On SAGE Insight: Music therapy for end-of-life care: An updated systematic review

From Palliative Medicine Music therapy has been defined as the use of music and sounds to facilitate the development of a relationship between patients and professionally trained therapists with the aim of supporting relaxation and improving both physical and emotional … Continue reading

SAGE Publishing wins four 2016 APEX Awards

The Annual Awards for Publication Excellence, APEX Awards, recognize outstanding quality in publishing by professional communicators across a broad range of categories including: graphic design, editorial content, and overall success.  With more than 1,600 entries considered by the prize sponsors, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Effect of Age and Gender on Consumer Response to Advertising Appeals

From Paradigm Advertising is best known and most common form of promotion, because of its pervasiveness. It is also a very important communication tool, especially for the companies whose products and services are targeted at mass markets. Advertisers are using … Continue reading

New Social Science Bites Podcast: Mirca Madianou on Technology and Everyday Life

Originally published on Social Science Space June 2016 It’s often remarked that technology has made the world a smaller place. While this has been especially true for those with the wherewithal to buy the latest gadget and to travel at will, but … Continue reading

Connecting with the Community: Alice May Bullas on #RaisingProfiles in engineering on National Women in Engineering Day

By Lucy Price, Marketing Manager, SAGE Publishing National Women in Engineering Day (NWED), is an annual international awareness campaign dedicated to raising the profile and celebrating the achievements of women in engineering. Alongside addressing challenges and topics of interest, the … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Attitudes of University Students Regarding Potential Conflicts in Socially Responsible Companies

From Journal of Human Values As a result of the increasing market competition to attract and retain employees with the highest qualifications and growth potential, McKinsey & Company (1997) coined the term ‘war for talent’. One of the ways for … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Theorizing institutional scandal and the regulatory state

From Theoretical Criminology The UK is experiencing a proliferation of public sector institutional scandals. Following a succession of scandals involving the banking sector politicians’ expenses, state surveillance and  phone-hacking by journalists, Britain’s public institutions—the BBC, the National Health Service, the … Continue reading

Yoga for the mind, body, spirit and… scholarly research!

It has long been reported that yoga is beneficial for the mind, body and spirit; however, until recently there has been a lack of peer reviewed research to support these claims. Each year we see more and more articles published … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Hate Crime Legislation Shapes Gay and Lesbian Target Groups: An Analysis of Social Construction, Law, and Policy

  From Criminal Justice Policy Review  Analyzing the effectiveness of hate crime laws and assessing their impacts is necessary, yet neglected.  This article is the first to attempt to quantitatively assess the impacts of hate crime laws on included social … Continue reading

“Learn the essentials of data visualization” webinar recording with extra Q&A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7ICgz7NuCY Earlier this month, we held the webinar Learn the essentials of data visualization with Stephanie Evergreen, a US-based expert on using research to present data effectively, and Andy Kirk, a UK-based apostle for better designed data visualization. In this … Continue reading

Top 5 reasons to engage with SAGE at ALA

Are you planning your schedule for the ALA annual conference next week? We have some ideas for you to consider, from the Laughs on Us comedy show to new product demos to informative presentations by library leaders in the SAGE Publishing … Continue reading

7 trends in research methods

“What are the most exciting trends in the fields of research methods, statistics, and evaluation?” We enjoy asking researchers this question and hearing how current issues such as big data, new technologies, and emerging methodologies are impacting their work and … Continue reading

Win tickets to see Paula Poundstone and Dave Barry at ALA

After a day well-spent at ALA annual conference presentations and networking events, wouldn’t you like to enjoy an evening of laughter with your colleagues and new friends? We’re pleased to once again offer ALA conference attendees a chance to win … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Theoretical and philosophical questions about the European Union

  Virtual issue  From European Journal of Political Theory This issue addresses theoretical and philosophical questions raised by the development of the European Union. With the imminent referendum being held in the United Kingdom regarding its future membership of the … Continue reading

Connecting with the Community- Andy Field on publishing in new forms

By Ben Sherwood, Group Marketing Manager, SAGE Publishing Publishing in new forms and adapting to the needs of researchers, bestselling author and award winning lecturer Andy Field is never short of ideas that will turn traditional publishing or writing models … Continue reading