World Autism Awareness Day

Autism is a complex developmental disorder that affects communication, social interaction, and behavior. It is estimated that autism affects around 1 in 54 children in the United States alone, and the prevalence of the disorder is increasing globally. World Autism Awareness Day is an international day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of autism. ThisContinue reading “World Autism Awareness Day”

Focus Group Discussions via WhatsApp

Focus group discussions are an important tool for gathering qualitative data on a particular topic. They involve bringing together a group of individuals to discuss their experiences, beliefs, and opinions related to the topic of interest. Traditionally, focus group discussions were always in person but virtual focus group discussions have become more common with theContinue reading “Focus Group Discussions via WhatsApp”

World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day is an annual observance on March 21st that aims to raise awareness and promote understanding of Down syndrome. The day serves as a powerful platform to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome, while also raising awareness of their rights and celebrating their unique talents and accomplishments. ItContinue reading “World Down Syndrome Day”

Conducting Research in a Global Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted every aspect of human life and has largely affected how experts conduct research. Researchers have been faced with numerous challenges such as limitations in accessing research participants, reduction in funding and resources, and health and safety concerns (Howlett, 2021). However, despite these difficulties, conducting research during the pandemic remainsContinue reading “Conducting Research in a Global Pandemic”

International Women’s Day 2023: Embracing Equity in the Workplace

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually on 8 March to honor the achievements of women and raise awareness about gender equality issues. The history of IWD dates back to the early 1900s when women in the United States and Europe were fighting for their rights, including the right to vote, work, and hold publicContinue reading “International Women’s Day 2023: Embracing Equity in the Workplace”

Pandemic Leadership

Introduction Pandemic leadership is the ability of leaders to manage teams and organizations during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has caused significant changes in the way we live and work, and it has challenged leaders to adapt to new circumstances and lead their teams through unprecedented times. In this article, weContinue reading “Pandemic Leadership”

In Conversation with David Silverman

Are you a student or practitioner of qualitative research looking to enhance your skills? Look no further than our first episode in our brand-new “In Conversation with SAGE Authors” series! We’re thrilled to kick off this exciting new series with David Silverman, author of some of our bestselling Qualitative Research books. In this exclusive interview,Continue reading “In Conversation with David Silverman”

How Different Regions Responded to COVID-19

The unprecedented spread of COVID-19 has profoundly impacted the world, affecting every corner of the globe. Its rapid spread over the first six weeks was so alarming that the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the virus to be a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” (PHEIC) in January 2020. By then, the disease had spreadContinue reading “How Different Regions Responded to COVID-19”

How Did the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Survive the Pandemic?

When COVID-19 took over the world, countries went into lockdown. From schools to businesses and way of life, COVID-19 significantly impacted everything. The unprecedented spread of the virus within such a short time left many people and businesses unprepared to deal with uncertainty and volatility on this large scale. Not only was it hard toContinue reading “How Did the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Survive the Pandemic?”

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2023

Observed on February 11 every year, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science honors the contributions women and girls make to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The day also serves to raise awareness of the gender gap that persists within the area and aims to motivate more women andContinue reading “International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2023”