Renowned grant writer Robert Porter leads seminar on UAH campus


Robert Porter will lead four seminars on the UAH campus.

Renowned educator and grant writing consultant Robert Porter will lead four seminars on the campus of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) on Nov. 10 and 11.

Grant-Winners Seminars is a great opportunity to hear from Porter, an expert on grant writing. Seminars will take place in the Chan Auditorium of the UAH Business Administration Building. Porter will provide four seminars addressing best practices and development of grant proposals intended for submission to the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Department of Education, and Humanities and Social Sciences. The Grant-Winners Seminars are sponsored by the UAH Office for Research and Economic Development. All seminar sessions are free and open to faculty, staff, researchers and students. Please register using this link: Registration is required by Thursday, Nov. 3.

Dr. Robert Porter has presented grant writing workshops at leading universities and medical schools internationally. He is Director of Research Development at The University of Tennessee. Porter is the recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Award by the Society of Research Administrators International. He has more than 30 years experience as a tenured professor, private consultant and research administrator. Porter's proposals have won more than $8 million in awards from government agencies and private foundations. He is a national leader in the growing field of research development, and 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.

Porter has previously taught at Swarthmore College, Susquehanna University and Eastern Washington University. His graduate degrees in Speech Communications are from the University of Michigan.

For specific information about Porter's visit to UAH, please contact Janice Temmen at 256.824.3448 or


Janice Temmen