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Junk food and poor oral health increase risk of premature heart disease

Junk food and heart disease: The missing tooth From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine The association between poor oral health and increased risk of cardiovascular disease should make the reduction of sugars such as those contained in junk food, particularly fizzy drinks, … Continue reading

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Repeat success for SAGE’s Global Giving

Guest post by Robyn McAllister, Assistant Editor, SAGE Each year, SAGE donates to a huge variety of causes, both through large donations and through fundraisers throughout the year. SAGE has invested millions of dollars and committed millions more to organizations … Continue reading

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SAGE Insight is moving

Dear Readers, In June 2010 we launched SAGE Insight, this blog puts the spotlight on topical and interesting journal research, new and archived published in our journals. SAGE Insight was created to support our passion and commitment to widening access to (and … Continue reading

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‘Deliberately formal, purposefully obtuse, and decidedly difficult’: what essays should not be (Part 1)

Guest post by Alex Osmond, author of “Academic Writing and Grammar for Students” In this three part series, Alex Osmond, author of Academic Writing and Grammar for Students, discusses three common issues faced by students in academic writing. Providing helpful … Continue reading

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Using mobile phone apps in weight-loss programs

Design and pilot results of a mobile phone weight-loss application for women starting a meal replacement programme From Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare Mobile phones using text messaging and monitoring have been shown to be useful additions to health programs. The objective … Continue reading

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Oh we do like to be beside the seaside – UKSG 2013

Despite the distinct lack of summer weather so far this year, the ‘seaside spirit’ was not dampened at The United Kingdom Serials Group (UKSG) Conference that took place in Bournemouth last week– after all as many of our colleagues here … Continue reading

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The essential social science literature review tool is now live!

Guest post by Alicia Warren, Project Manager, Online Products Team We are happy to announce the commercial launch of SAGE Navigator, a literature search and review tool for the social sciences. This tool is the marriage of the literature review … Continue reading

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The voters have spoken – the ‘duckies’ have been announced for the OAIS Awards

Last night, the highly anticipated first international blogging awards, the OAIS awards, hosted by Dan Nexon, editor of the eminently influential Duck of Minerva blog were announced! Taking place at this year’s ISA Convention and sponsored by SAGE, the awards … Continue reading

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Does Physical Education matter?

Do the duration and frequency of physical education predict academic achievement, self-concept, social skills, food consumption, and body mass index? From Health Education Journal This paper assesses more comprehensively than previous studies whether PE continues to have relevance in producing … Continue reading

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News from across the network: here’s what we’re reading this week

Jessica Costello, US PR Team “The Politics of Attacking Political Science” “When someone attacks physics, Neil DeGrasse Tyson is there to defend it. But who comes to the defense of political science?” This article from Pacific Standard calls an important … Continue reading

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SAGE welcomes OSTP announcement on Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research

In late February, the White House (through OSTP, the Office of Science and Technology Policy) released its directive on Open Access. We have today issued a statement that welcomes the OSTP Director’s memorandum to Heads of Executive Department and Agencies … Continue reading

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Sarah Franklin on the Sociology of Reproductive Technology

By Mithu Lucraft, PR Manager When I was still at primary school, our Religious Education teacher introduced to the class one morning the concept of the “baby bank”. A future where a parent would choose their child based on genetic … Continue reading

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Three SAGE titles shortlisted in the prestigious 2013 UKLA Academic Book Awards!

We are delighted to announce that three SAGE titles, “Creative Ways to Teach Literacy” edited by Virginia Bower, “Teaching Primary English” by Jackie Brien and “Teaching Bilingual and EAL Learners in Primary School” by Jean Conteh, have all  been shortlisted … Continue reading

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News from across the network: here’s what we’re reading this week

 Jessica Costello, US PR Team  “What Scholarly Publishers Can Lear from Bookish” This article from Scholarly Kitchen discusses a few tips that publishers can learn from Bookish—an online service for purchasing books. Although the service is somewhat new and still … Continue reading

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New research to address library value in the developing world

As a follow up research project to the 2012 SAGE commissioned study, ‘Working together: evolving value for academic libraries’, which investigated library value and reported on findings from the UK, US and Scandinavia, we are extremely pleased to announce a … Continue reading

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