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10 Inexpensive Ways to Stimulate Proposal Development
60 Minute On-Demand Webinar. Available in CD, MP3, or PDF Transcript.

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Conventional wisdom says that the way to get more awards is to write more proposals. Yet many incentives designed to stimulate proposal development can be hard on the bottom line, especially those that pay researchers for their time or to attend grant writing workshops.

This motivating Webinar will review 10 affordable strategies for inspiring researchers to write more and better proposals. Most of these techniques require little more than efficiently using existing institutional resources. Discover how the research office can lead the way to support institutional goals for research enhancement and partner with researchers to achieve the organization’s strategic objectives.

5 Key Take-Aways:

  • 10 practical strategies for increasing the number of proposals submitted
  • Suggestions for implementing each strategy in diverse institutional settings
  • Examples of tools and techniques other universities have employed successfully
  • Internal and external resources that you can be tap at little or no cost
  • Methods of positioning the research office as a proactive agent in research development

This Webinar is Perfect for Scientists Who Want To:

  • Stimulate proposal development in the face of budget constraints
  • Reach more faculty who are not actively engaged in sponsored research
  • Position the research office as a proactive research development agent
  • Partner with researchers in the earliest stages of proposal development
  • Actively engage funding agencies and program officers


  • CD with audio and handouts -- Price: $197
  • MP3 audio file only -- Price: $197
  • PDF Transcript only -- Price: $197

Meet Your Presenter:

Dr. Robert Porter, has presented grant writing and research development workshops at leading universities and medical schools nationwide. Currently Director of Research Development at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Porter has 30 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 research development field, he has presented papers and workshops on grant writing at major 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.

This Webinar presentation is brought to you as a training tool by the Principal Investigators Association, which is an independent organization. The presentation, tools presented and their contents are not connected with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), nor are they endorsed by this agency. All views expressed are those personally held by the presenter and are not official government policies or opinions.