Engaged Research Frameworks
Arnstein’s ladder of participation
This graphic describes the continuum of engagement. It is of historical importance and is contemporarily useful in understanding the ethical commitments and foundations of stakeholder engagement.
Engaging Older Adults in Healthcare Research: A Realist Synthesis,
This journal article uses the Canadian healthcare context to review the challenges and benefits of engaging older adults in healthcare research and develops a five-stage framework for engagement best practices.
NHS INVOLVE Framework
This report offers helpful information about the strategic use of the NHS INVOLVE Framework, highlighting the goals and mission, strategy, and findings of stakeholder engagement.
PAE Attention Framework
This framework offers three axes to analyze and strategize stakeholder engagement. It is useful for identifying how people, approach, and environment will influence your work.
PCORI Engagement Rubric
This Rubric offers 4 main principles upon which meaningful engagement should be based. It also specifies key areas of consideration, where these principles should be applied.
Strategy for Patient Oriented Research Patient Engagement Framework, SPOR
This framework provides 4 guiding principles for engaged research. It also overviews engagement best practices and concrete examples of those practices in action.
UK Standards for Public Involvement
This document offers six standards that characterize meaningful stakeholder engagement. It also describes examples of what it looks like to employ the standards in your work.