The hard easy job paradox
The role may look easy to outsiders, but communicating effectively is hard. This paradox may explain the key findings from PR Academy's report into public relations education.
Research into public relations education reveals mixed picture
A new research report published today argues that public relations is professionalising. Yet at the same time it reports on the steep decline in undergraduate public relations degree courses.
New research into the state of public relations education in the UK
If you have undertaken training, a professional qualification, or have studied public relations at degree level recently (within the past three years) we’d love to hear from you.
My doctoral diary: The 2022 EUPRERA PhD seminar and congress in Vienna
Doctoral student Miriam Pelusi reflects on presenting the first autoethnographic study at a EUPRERA congress.
Using communications to increase the number of living kidney transplants in Scotland
This case study, by Daisy Bartlett, was prepared for a CIPR Professional PR Diploma assignment and has been edited for publication by Martin Flegg.
Case study: A digital communications strategy to enable melanoma patients to become informed participants in their healthcare
This case study by Connor Moonan shows the contribution research and planning can make to a digital health campaign.
Who’s listening? Invitation to take part in our research
Internal communication managers are invited to sign up for a focus group for the latest round of Who's Listening? research.
Adding some love to internal communication
Guest editors Kevin Ruck and Rita Men explore internal communication research suggesting that employees are creatures of emotions and their emotional reactions are more prevalent in turbulent times such as the pandemic.
Lifting the lid on waste
It takes research to separate actionable insight from ill-founded instinct as Jack Shaw shows in this case study.
My doctoral diary (part three)
'A doctoral thesis is a fine piece of intellectual embroidery which requires clear and logical thinking.' Miriam Pelusi updates us on her PhD research into the ethics of dialogue.
Listening to employees: from measurement to meaning
How good are organisations at listening to employees and why should they bother? Download Kevin Ruck's research report into listening in internal communication updated for 2021 to find out.
Global survey aims to dig deeper into listening to employees
'We’re now embarking on the final phase of the research, a global survey supported by the IABC Foundation, that seeks to better understand attitudes towards listening.' Kevin Ruck welcomes your participation.