In this section we provide book reviews, explore PR and communication theory and investigate they key topics around studying PR and communication. There is more of an academic focus and whether you are an undergraduate, post-graduate or a professional looking to expand your skills, you'll find plenty here to support your journey.

Training helps to sharpen up skills, qualifications help you to step up in your career, and chartership means you've signed up to the professional project.
Guest author Daria Partas reconsiders the value of thought leadership.
Download our Guide to Writing Reports, Proposals and Business Cases.
Robert Minton-Taylor wants public relations to be a desirable career choice for ambitious teenagers of all backgrounds.
Public relations or communcation? We summarise the arguments.
Guest author Tove Nordstrom discusses her twin passions - the written word and saving the world.
We're running the PR student #bestPRblogs contest again. Here's the what, when and why.
2018 #bestPRblogs winner Orlagh Shanks shares her secrets. Writers sit in garrets late into the night, surrounded by books.
Richard Bailey challenges orthodox thinking around ethics, conscience and CSR.
Dr Heather Yaxley answers questions about the CIPR professional PR qualifications.
Professional qualifications can be a way to fast track your move from doing to advising.
The UK's longest-established BA Public Relations degree course is no longer recruiting.