Reserve Space Now for the Writing Successful Grants Workshop on 10/8


Presented by: Robert Porter, PhD

: October 8, 2013 12-3pm
Location: Sokol Seminar Room, 1st floor Science Hall

Whether you are new to the grant game or you want to learn more, you will learn the principles of good grant writing, starting with the phrasing of a compelling research theme to actual construction of the proposal itself, along with:

  • Killer mistakes in grant writing and how to avoid them
  • Two critical steps that will double your chances for success
  • How to win over the grant reviewer
  • Simple keys to a more powerful writing style

Robert Porter, PhD, has presented grant writing workshops at leading universities and medical schools internationally. With thirty years' experience as a tenured professor, private consultant and research administrator, his proposals have won more than $8 million in awards from government agencies and private foundations. A national leader in the growing field of research development, he has presented papers and workshops on grant writing at national conferences and has published prize-winning articles in the Journal of Research Administration and Research Management Review. Dr. Porter has previously taught at Virginia Tech, Swarthmore College, Susquehanna University and Eastern Washington University. He holds graduate degrees in Speech Communications from the University of Michigan.

Space is limited.  Please RSVP to by September 27.  Lunch will be provided.

Sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.