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4 June 2021
Webinar invitation: Reciprocal Benefits of Stakeholder Engagement in Research (Session 1)
The DVC: Research & Innovation, Professor Jose Frantz, will host two webinars titled Reciprocal Benefits of Stakeholder Engagement in Research. Session 1 will take place on Thursday, 10 June with the second session following on Friday, 25 June.

Introduction:
Participants in research projects are key stakeholders, and as researchers, we also learn from engaging with them. Many times when reporting on the research, we only report on the findings but not on the more subtle issues of how being part of a research project can impact the participants. Our speakers will share their experience of using different research methodologies and their subjective experience of the response of the participants.

Topic: Reciprocal benefits of stakeholder engagement in Research (Session 1) 
Date: Thursday, 10 June 2021
Time: 12:30 pm
Link: https://uwc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_q-As9wWFTzu2jmEgODk2oQ

Register now and join us in listening to these wonderful speakers!

The speakers are:
Nina Barnes - currently completing her PhD studies at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). She is a registered Industrial Psychologist (HPCSA) with a focus and passion for individual capacity development to support systemic transformation and inclusion. Nina will be touching on ‘Exploring the career management challenges of academics to support career progression.’

Luzaan Africa - an interprofessional clinical coordinator and associate lecturer in the Interprofessional Education Unit in the Faculty of Community and Health Sciences. In this position, she is actively involved in the development and implementation of an interprofessional curriculum. As a clinical coordinator, she is a part of a team that offers interprofessional collaborative practice supervision for senior health science students. Luzaan will be speaking to us about involving clinicians as key stakeholders when designing an interprofessional model for rehabilitation. 

Makhaya Malema - an emerging researcher in the field of Leisure, Recreation and Sport management. He is a Lecturer in the Department of Sport, Recreation & Exercise Science. He holds a Masters’ degree in Recreational Sciences and is currently a PhD candidate focusing on leisure education and leadership development among youth with physical disabilities in South Africa. Makhaya’s research is focused on community recreation and sport programmes with NGO’s from disadvantaged backgrounds and health institutions for the special population. He will be sharing his experience of using experts in the field to inform his research. 

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Reciprocal benefits of stakeholder engagement in Research Session 2 will be held on Friday, 25 June 2021 at 12:30 - Make sure to register for this too!