Tag Archives: social science

Campaign for Social Science

Last week, our Global Publishing Director, Ziyad Marar, launched socialsciencespace (our new network for the discussion of major issues facing the social sciences) at the official launch of the Campaign for Social Science: a major new initiative from the Academy of Social Sciences. … Continue reading

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SRMO launched

SAGE Research Methods Online was launched to rave reviews at the American Library Association’s Midwinter meeting  in San Diego in early January. SRMO  provides advanced search and discovery tools to support researchers and students as they explore relevant content across the … Continue reading

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Urban scholars to address the needs of fast changing cities

With support from SAGE Publications and the McCune Foundation, a group of key scholars and activists recently met in New York City, to explore how to understand urban challenges, to create effective public policy, and to memorialize the legacy of … Continue reading

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UNESCO report on social sciences

In today’s Inside Higher Ed there’s a brief summary of a UNESCO report on the social sciences worldwide. Produced by the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and co-published with UNESCO, the report is the first comprehensive overview of the field … Continue reading

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Video presentations on social science publishing

The STM Association recently held an excellent meeting titled Beyond Books: What STM and Social Science Publishers should learn from each other.  Because attendance was impacted by the travel chaos in London at that time, STM have made the videos … Continue reading

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Exploring new ways to engage with readers

Christopher Winship, the Editor of Sociological Methods & Research has launched a blog with the aim of engaging with his authors and readers.  Here is an extract from his introductory blog post: The SMR blog is an online forum for … Continue reading

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Joseph Lister Award – championing social science communication

We are delighted to announce that Professor Nick Lee is the winner of the 2010 Joseph Lister social science award lecture – one of five prestigious lectures to be given at the annual British Science Festival in September. SAGE are … Continue reading

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Hard problems in social science explored

Last week Harvard University ran a major symposium on Hard Problems in Social Science. A panel of leading figures from the social sciences gave their views on what the hardest unsolved problems in the social sciences are, from economics through … Continue reading

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