Workshop for Academic Researchers: "Writing Successful Grants"


Location: McCourtney Hall (View on map )

Full day writing workshop 9 a.m. to noon, (break), then 1 to 4 p.m.

  • 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
  • Visualization: Using illustrations to "sell" your project

Workshop leader: Robert Porter, Ph.D.

  • Presents Grant Writing workshops at leading universities and medical schools internationally.
  • Former Director of Research Development at the University of Tennessee.
  • 30 years’ experience as a tenured professor, private consultant, and research administrator.
  • Awarded more than $8 million in funding from government agencies and private foundations.

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Co-sponsored by Notre Dame Research, the Graduate School and the Office for Postdoctoral Scholars.