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

Jessica Costello, US PR Team “To build a successful academic career, you need to play by the rules. But what are the rules?” A recent article from social science space features the perspective of Daniel Nehring, a Research Fellow at … Continue reading

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What is in store for the NHS?

The National Health Service (NHS) is held up as one of the UK’s greatest achievements, even featuring in the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics last year.  Since its launch in 1948, it has grown to become the world’s largest … Continue reading

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

Jessica Costello, PR Team, SAGE US “Open Library of Humanities: a community-grounded approach to academic publishing” Library Journal released a new article regarding the Open Library of Humanities (OLH), a project that will provide an “ethically sound” open access model for … Continue reading

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

Jessica Costello, PR Team, SAGE US Welcome back, readers! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season. For those of you who are having a little trouble adjusting after that much-needed break (and who isn’t?), I am keeping it brief … Continue reading

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Will this make you think twice about your portion size?

Would you have believed that as much as half of the world’s food (2 million tonnes worth) is wasted?! Earlier today a report by The Institution of Mechanical Engineers highlighted that between 30% and 50% of the “four billion tonnes … Continue reading

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The probation revolution – does privatisation put financial return above social justice?

By Katie Baker, UK PR Team Earlier today in the UK, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling announced that ‘necessary radical measures need to be implemented to tackle the high rate of short-sentenced prisoners reoffending within a year’. This wholesale probation ‘revolution’, … Continue reading

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Are we really the rational decision makers we believe ourselves to be?

Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman discusses the process of human thought and bias on Social Science Bites Are there two ways of thinking? Daniel Kahneman believes that there are one that is fast and efficient and one that is slow … Continue reading

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

Jessica Costello, US PR Team Welcome back, readers! From the latest info on the Student Loan Forgiveness Act 2012, to discovering the depths of our emotions and how they can be linked to poor spending habits, we definitely have a … Continue reading

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

Jessica Costello, US PR Team Hello, readers! I’m back again with another round of interesting topics that are being discussed across scholarship and education.  The buzz this week continues with the role of publishers in Open Access, and few tips … Continue reading

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How do you establish trust and authority in today’s scholarly digital environment?

By Mithu Lucraft, UK PR team Are you an early career researcher based in London? Then we would like your involvement in a new project looking at how how scholars assign trust and authority to the information sources they choose, … Continue reading

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We have a problem – Top tips to help you secure funding for your research project

By Katie Baker, UK PR Team Last week we shared Jacqueline Aldridge’s tips on the top language pitfalls to avoid when writing your grant application. This week we have put SAGE author Andrew Derrington in the hot seat, to share … Continue reading

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“Don’t try and sound like someone you are not” – Top tips for writing that grant application

By Katie Baker, UK PR Team Ever wondered how to write the perfect grant application? In today’s climate, every word counts and the task of writing an effective one is a challenge faced by many academics. I am certainly no … Continue reading

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What does reader behaviour tell us about the way we discover content?

By Katie Baker, UK PR Team ‘Discoverability’ has become a big buzz word in our industry over the past few years. In order to ensure that texts are discoverable and authors are correctly supported in the dissemination of their research, … Continue reading

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

Jessica Costello, US PR Team With all the chaos in our daily lives, sometimes it seems impossible to catch all the interesting news in the world of education, scholarship and publishing. And since we aim to make our readers happy, … Continue reading

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Implementing Finch – a two day discussion

 By Katie Baker  How will Open Access publishing affect researchers and learned societies in the humanities and social sciences? As a publishing partner of many leading scholarly societies across a wide spectrum of disciplines, this is a question that we … Continue reading

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