Study

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 areĀ an undergraduate, post-graduate or a professional looking to expand your skills, you'll find plenty here to support your journey.

The PR Place Guide to Reflective Practice is an essential resource for those studying on CIPR professional courses and those completing CPD and seeking chartered practitioner status.
Social media and digital communication is a maturing field. Isn't it time you showed your mastery of the discipline, asks Heather Yaxley.
Jennifer Ross explains why communicators should learn to speak emoji.
On a recent trip to Malaysia, Kevin Ruck discussed internal communication and employee engagement with managers at Petronas.
Our short history of PR student blogging starts with Stephen Davies.
Our guide to using communication theory is a valuable resource for public relations and internal communication practitioners. The guide covers basic transmission models and also draws on mass communication and psychology.
Here's why practitioners should not ignore research and scholarship.
A reflection on the events of 2017 and a discussion of professionalism, ethics and qualifications.
We review a critical outsider's analysis of the public relations business.
What to study; when and where? Here's what you need to consider to make an informed choice.
Mastery of public relations and communication suggests a knowledge of the groups we want to develop relationships with. The PR Place Guide to Stakeholder Identification and Mapping draws on best practice to help you develop this expertise.
We review a new book based on ten years of European research.