Robert Porter, PhD, has presented grant writing workshops at leading universities and medical schools internationally. Currently Director of Research Development at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Porter has received the Distinguished Faculty Award by the Society of Research Administrators International. With over 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.
- A Starting Point: Six Critical Questions to Launch a Successful Grant Proposal
- Can We Talk? Contacting Grant Program Officers
- Crafting a Sales Pitch for Your Grant Proposal
- Helpful Gatekeepers: Positive Management of the Limited Submission Process
- Ten Inexpensive Ways to Stimulate Proposal Development
- What Do Grant Reviewers Really Want, Anyway?
- Why Academics Have a Hard Time Writing Good Grant Proposals