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

Research methods: The right tool for each job

Originally published on the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences blog by Michael Todd, Social Science Communication Manager, SAGE Publishing Some years ago, two great research traditions arose in social and behavioral science: talking to people and gathering data and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Obesity frames and counter-frames in online newspapers

From Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine By featuring news articles highlighting certain aspects of obesity and backgrounding others, the media can frame these aspects as especially applicable to how obesity should be … Continue reading

Bridging gaps between people, places, and ideas- Reflections from the 2016 Annual Qualitative Methods Conference

By Alysha Owen, Editorial Assistant Research Methods, SAGE Publishing Earlier this month, hundreds of students, researchers, and lecturers descended upon the Hilton in Glasgow for a week of workshops, presentations, debates, and speeches about qualitative methods and methodology at the … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Twitter Revolution in the Gulf Countries

From Journal of Creative Communications The use of Twitter is changing the way people voice their opinion in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , and because of social media like Twitter, those voices are being heard instead of censored. Social … Continue reading

Be free to read during Banned Books Week

  If you thought that banned books were a thing of the past, think again! Attempting to ban books is still alive and well in today’s America, with new cases being reported all the time. In April, the American Library … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Articles from the Symposium on Lewis Minkin’s The Blair Supremacy

  From Political Studies Review The three articles in this symposium explore different themes and features of Lewis Minkin’s works on Tony Blair The first article, by Eric Shaw, outlines and discusses the main features of Lewis Minkin’s book,The Blair … Continue reading

14 ways to connect criminal justice studies to real-world reform: Part 3

Over the past few weeks, we have shared tips on connecting criminal justice studies to real-world reform, brought to you by the 2016 winners of the SAGE Junior Faculty Professional Development Teaching Award. Dedicated to enhancing their teaching skills, the … Continue reading

BERA SAGE Public Impact Award 2016 now open for nominations!

The nominations for this year’s BERA SAGE Public Impact Award are now open!  A reflection of our shared goal to recognise and celebrate the impact that educational research has both in the field and beyond, the award champions the value … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Development of the UK Vessel Health and Preservation (VHP) framework: a multi-organisational collaborative

  From Journal of Infection Prevention Vascular access is an important part of many patient care management plans but has some unwanted risks. It can be life-saving for patients; however, it can also result in a range of both minor … Continue reading

Free webinar: Implementing and Promoting Digital Library Resources

You’ve just invested in new online resources for the library. But how do you let users know they’re available? In this webinar, Ann Jacobson, a Reference & Instruction Librarian at Naval Postgraduate School, and Michael Arthur, the Department Head of Resource … Continue reading

Infographic: Celebrating SAGE Open's Fifth Birthday

By Laura Dale, Senior Editor, SAGE Open and Peter Habib, Associate Marketing Manager SAGE Publishing is very pleased to be celebrating the birthday of its most-read journal, SAGE Open. Just five years ago we launched the article site and hoped that the … Continue reading

The changing field of research methods- Part 2

Last month saw the launch of our blog series ‘The changing field of research methods’, looking at developments, challenges and new focuses within research methods and what we, as an industry, are doing to address and adapt to these changes. … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Leading Sexual Health Specialist calls for HIV prevention PrEP to be “available now”: to prevent unnecessary infections and costs to the NHS

  Editorial title: Pre-exposure prophylaxis as HIV prevention in the UK From Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease Following the decision by NHS England to not make pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) available to HIV-negative persons in England at risk of acquiring HIV, … Continue reading

“The Big Deal about Big Data?” The Big Analysis!

By Michael Todd, Social Science Communications Manager, SAGE Publishing Near the end of his presentation Wednesday on Capitol Hill, political scientist Gary King – director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University –asked the audience of academics and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Effect of Deals and Moods on Compulsive Buying

OnFrom Global Business Review All of us have witnessed impulsive buying tendencies especially for products, such as ice creams, street foods and artificial jewelry. However, when buying becomes an addiction and starts resulting into a pathological condition, it is termed … Continue reading