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.

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.
We review two recent books by practitioners - one from the US, the other from the UK.
Lucinda Neal discusses the rise of user generated content within the digital communication landscape.
Guest contributor Polly Foster discusses her commitment to learning and development.
Heather Yaxley reports on the International History of Public Relations Conference 2018 held in Bournemouth.
We review a 'much needed and timely' book that explores the value of public relations to not-for-profit organisations.
In this CIPR Professional PR Diploma assignment, Stuart Moffatt argues for 'stealing thunder' in sports PR.
Crisis management expert Chris Tucker asks who was responsible for risk assessing the Build-a-Bear price promotion.
We report on a high level conference that addressed reputation from political, social and economic - rather than narrow public relations - perspectives.
Dr Kevin Ruck reports on 'a welcome addition to the programme of events in the UK with its dedicated focus on the application of psychology in communication.'