This lesson includes information about stakeholder groups, as well as the value of stakeholder engagement and perspective, particularly from community members. Some questions to consider while completing this lesson include:
- How do advocacy groups and stakeholders differ?
- How can I tell if engagement is meaningful?
- Why is stakeholder engagement important?
- Define what is meant by the term “stakeholder”
- Discuss the role a stakeholder can have in a project
- Give examples of stakeholder engagement in the community
Presented By: Damian Alderman
Instructions: After watching the video tutorial, complete the following practice assessment. Choose the best answer for each question, and check your response for immediate feedback.
What has been the greatest challenge you have faced as a Citizen Scientist?
- Supple et al: From tokenism to meaningful engagement: best practices in patient involvement in an EU project. Research Involvement and Engagement 2015, 1:5.
In this handout, you will read about the role patient involvement has played in a large research project in the European Union (EU). The article discusses five key principles for success in patient involvement, and details how the success of this group has been cited as an example for other projects in the EU.
- Andrews LM, Allen H, Sheppard ZA, Baylis G, Wainwright TW: More than just ticking a box…how patient and public involvement improved the research design and funding application for a project to evaluate a cycling intervention for hip osteoarthritis. Research Involvement and Engagement 2015, 1:13.
This handout discusses stakeholder engagement in research for a cycling program for those with osteoarthritis of the hip. The article details the involvement and contribution stakeholders had in developing the program, and discusses the importance of receiving this feedback.