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Access to modern agricultural technologies and farmer household welfare

From Millennial Asia Despite massive investments and much vaunted technological progress, growth in agricultural sector has remained more or less stagnant since 1991. It is argued that a lasting solution to the problems of rural poverty and unemployment lies in … Continue reading

Call for Proposals: New Editor of Communication Research

We’re looking for someone who has: A distinguished scholarly record in the communications field Leadership experience The belief that engaged scholarship lies at the heart of a healthy society If this sounds like you, we ask you to respond to … Continue reading

Reflections on Academic Research and Writing: The Ecstasy and the Agony (Part 1)

By, Lori L. Hart, Contributor, Management INK, SAGE This piece was originally posted in Management INK, a blog highlighting top scholarship and catering to academics, researchers and practitioners in the Management and Business fields. In June’s issue of Administrative Science Quarterly, Editor-in-Chief … Continue reading

Why we must stand up for academic freedom on campus: reflecting on the Index on Censorship reading list competition

Last week, we announced that Jenni Reid (MA student at Cardiff University), had won the Index on Censorship reading list competition. Randomly selected, entrants had been asked to tweet us the article from the accompanying Index reading lists that had had the … Continue reading

Improving health outcomes for young people with long term conditions

Article title: Improving health outcomes for young people with long term conditions: The role of digital communication in current and future patient–clinician communication for NHS providers of specialist clinical services for young people – LYNC study protocol From DIGITAL HEALTH … Continue reading

Using Twitter to Enhance Professional Learning

This piece was originally posted in Corwin Connect, a blog featuring the latest in K-12 education and professional development. Contributed by Tonya Ward Singer First posted on www.tonyasinger.com. This is the third blog in a series on using Twitter for professional learning. … Continue reading

Outcomes of leader anger expression: Positive and negative consequences

Article title:  Symmetrical and asymmetrical outcomes of leader anger expression: A qualitative study of army personnel From Human Relations Recent studies have highlighted the utility of anger at work, suggesting that anger can have positive outcomes. In this article, authors … Continue reading

When do immigrant adolescents feel personally discriminated against?

Article title: When do immigrant adolescents feel personally discriminated against? Longitudinal effects of peer preference From International Journal of Behavioral Development The purpose of this study was to examine the role of being liked by peers for immigrant adolescents’ perceptions … Continue reading

Don’t miss the next Sense About Science Peer Review: The Nuts and Bolts workshop to be held in Glasgow in September!

On the 17th September at the Glasgow Caledonian University, the Sense About Science Nuts and Bolts workshop is once again taking place. The free, half-day event will address how early career researchers can get the most out of the peer … Continue reading

Connecting with the Community: Wendy Naus on advocating for basic research

By, Michael Todd, Social Sciences Communications Manager, Business Development, SAGE Wendy Naus is the executive director of the Consortium of Social Science Associations, a Washington, D.C.-based umbrella organization of other professional, scientific, academic and institutional organizations.  SAGE, as an independent … Continue reading

The DNA direct-to-consumer genetic testing implications for individuals with Parkinson’s disease

Virtual research visits and direct-to-consumer genetic testing in Parkinson’s disease From DIGITAL HEALTH Technology is rapidly reshaping genetics and research studies, as new techniques identify the genetic underpinnings of many diseases.  Aided by the falling cost of DNA sequencing, consumers … Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Twitter for Professional Learning

This piece was originally posted in Corwin Connect, a blog featuring the latest in K-12 education and professional development. Contributed by Tonya Ward Singer First posted on www.tonyasinger.com. In part I of this three-part blog series, I challenged the notion that Twitter … Continue reading

The interplay between Elementary school students’ academic skills and individual support from the teacher

Elementary school teachers adapt their instructional support according to students’ academic skills A variable and person-oriented approach From International Journal of Behavioral Development This study increases our understanding of the role that an individual student’s academic performance plays in the … Continue reading

Switzerland's transition away from nuclear

Article title: “Small country, big challenge: Switzerland’s upcoming transition to sustainable energy” From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Switzerland has a long history of trying to be as self-sufficient and energy independent as possible. Although its energy supply system has … Continue reading

How do you think video can support teaching and learning? – Enter our competition for a chance to win a travel grant to ALPSP International Conference

For the fourth year in a row, SAGE is once again thrilled to be announcing its partnership with the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), to sponsor a librarian place at the ALPSP Conference.  This year’s conference will … Continue reading