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Keith Thompson

Liverpool Business School

Faculty of Business and Law

A public relations specialist, largely teaching on the BA Business and Public Relations degree but more recently with a knowledge base of digital marketing (MSc Digital Marketing).


1996, University of Liverpool, England, MA Landscape Heritage and Society


1991, Communications Advertising and Marketing Foundation, CAM Certificate in Communication Studies

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University, 2007 - present

Book review

Thompson K. Corporate Communication: A Guide to Theory and Practice Author Url

Thompson K. Paul Smith, Marketing Communications: Integrating Offline and Online with Social Media. Author Url

External collaboration:, Sine Wave Media Ltd, The Burying Party (2018), a film about Wilfred Owen's final year for which I am 1st Assistant Director.. 2017

Liverpool City Region Manufacturing Futures Group, Terry Dray (LJMU) Director of Graduate Advancement and Employer Engagement. 2012


Amazing Teacher Awards; "Personal Tutor" (shortlisted), Liverpool Students Union, 2013

Amazing Teacher Award "Beast Teaching Team", Liverpool Students Union. 2011

Amazing Teacher Award: "Outstanding Teacher" (nominated), Liverpool Students Union. 2010

Amazing Teacher Awards: 'Outstanding Teacher' (shortlisted), Liverpool Students Union. 2009


Fellow, Higher Education Association. 2008

Fellow, Staff and Educational Development Association.

Teaching qualification:

PG Cert. 2008

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Chartered Institute of Public Relations, 1991

Member, Public Relations Consultants Association.

Media Coverage:

'Should you back crowdfunding?' A one page article about the researcher and his experience of crowdfunding for creative projects. This is significant as it coincided with the International Festival for Business (copies were given to all delegates) and also the Business The Post is the prime business publication for Liverpool and region. The article will be found on page 40.

LJMU lecturer witnesses trials at The Hague

More big names join World of Work local employer group

Students beat the January blues at PR networking event

PR students promote engineering in the North West

Dragons invest in Business graduates

LJMU graduate designs new app to link clients to lawyers

Business students cause a stir with soap research