SAGE Advice – For Free (For a Limited Time)

Focusing on skills and collaborations, the SAGE Ocean initiative has just launched a service focused on helping social scientists gain new skills while also working with computational researchers they haven’t collaborated with previously. SAGE Advice connects you, the researcher, with a data science expert with the right technical expertise. Via a 30- or 60-minute online video […]

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Writing a Doctoral Thesis Differently for Social Justice

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is by Dr. Ruth Weatherall. After reading her article, “Writing the doctoral thesis differently,” I asked Ruth to tell us more. The article is available open access […]

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More on About Academic Writing for Social Good

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We will dig into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. What does academic writing for social good mean? Find food for thought and open access examples on two related posts.  Academic Writers Tackle Social Issues is on the Textbook and Academic Authors […]

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Why Teach Ethnography to Managers (in Big Data Era)?

In management circles and beyond, companies are rushing to integrate, adapt and exploit big data in their organisations. Moreover, they are willing to recruit nearly anyone with a mention of “big data” or “artificial intelligence” in their resumes. There are nonstop consultant talks and crowded workshops on big data, and academic journals are rushing out […]

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Ethical Research for Social Good

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. Learn about ethical dimensions from guest blogger, Dr. Helen Kara. Helen is an independent researcher, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Visiting Fellow at the UK’s National Centre for Research Methods. Research Ethics in the Real World Dr. Helen Kara I decided to […]

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Cross-culturalism and the Application of Leadership Education in Mainland China

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post by Dr. Brendon Fox describes research conducted with Dr. Jeff Bourgeois. Both are American expatriates who serve on the faculty at Fort Hays State University at SIAS […]

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Mindfulness & Research for Social Good

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. Dr. Narelle Lemon shares her experiences in this interview. Narelle is an Associate Professor and currently the Department Deputy Chair (Learning and Teaching) in the Department of Education, Faculty of Health, […]

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Creative Approach to Studying Social Problems: Lessons from a Popular Case Study

This post was originally part of a series to explore lessons learned from qualitative research articles published in 2017 SAGE journals. The article, “Bridging language barriers, bonding against immigrants: A visual case study of transnational network publics created by far-right activists in Europe,” exemplifies a creative approach to studying and revealing hidden perspectives on a […]

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Academic Writing for Social Good

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We will dig into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. Researching and writing are complementary activities. It is hard to be engaged with research without writing– whether we are scribbling reflections in a research journal, or generating a book, chapter, […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 26

Among the free resources offered in this month’s Big Data newsletter are a free issue of the journal Organizational Research Methods built around the theme, “Big Data and Modern Data Analytics;” a free chapter from the ‘little green book’ Linear Regression; and a free case study on “Developing a New Method for Psychological Investigation Using […]

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Leading research on climate change from SAGE

As part of the MethodSpace October Focus on Research for Social Good, find research exemplars from across disciplines. This SAGE microsite on Leading Research on Climate Change includes articles that are open access until October 18. They include research on causes and effects of climate change on the environment, health, and society. Log in and […]

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