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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Writing in the Sciences by Stanford University

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1,537 reviews

About the Course

This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, peer review, grant writing, ethical issues in scientific publication, and writing for general audiences....

Top reviews

Aug 25, 2020

A very helpful course. My writing has improved significantly in these 8 weeks. I highly recommend this course to everyone. Thank you Dr. Kristin Sainani and Coursera for bringing this course together.

Feb 25, 2020

Respected Dr.kristiani sainani madam and coursera.\n\nI thank you for the wonderful classes and presentations, it really didn't made me feel that i was learning online course but as in class learning.

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By Alejandro O B

Nov 22, 2019

An excellent course, Highly recommended

By Malshi O G

Sep 4, 2019

Well help to improve my writing skills.

By Xisco B

Feb 23, 2018

The best I have studied on the subject.

By Yudou H

Nov 14, 2017

Hope it will be helpful after I finish!

By nethra n

Aug 22, 2019

extraordinarily simple yet informative

By Edgar C

May 10, 2019

I learnt so much in less than 8 weeks.

By Mohamad A

Apr 9, 2019

one of the best experiences in my life

By mary e

Feb 20, 2018

Great course from a passionate person!

By Mohammad A

Feb 25, 2021

Highly recommended for grad-students.


Nov 29, 2019

Excellent course for medical student.

By Juan C S C

Sep 25, 2019

Awesome course. Very well structured.

By Mara V

Sep 30, 2018

Very good course and amazing teacher.

By Eduardo L T R

Nov 17, 2020

Awesome introductory writing course!

By Ahmed S

Jul 5, 2020

A very useful course. Learned a lot.

By Gabriela Á M

Jun 7, 2020

Very helpful and fun to learn with!!

By Antônio L J C P

May 31, 2020

life changing for my academic career

By Bao-Xiang

May 10, 2020

very thanks to Dr. Kristin Sainani😀


May 2, 2020

Thank you for an informative course.

By Tanveer A

Jun 11, 2019

Excellent stuff across whole course.

By shruti d

Dec 3, 2018

Informative and well-planned course.

By Jin L

Nov 17, 2018

This course inspires me a great lot!

By Harimanjaka A M R

Dec 8, 2020

Thank you for this helpfull course.

By sascha m

Sep 16, 2020

Great teacher, very helpful course!

By Pawana I

Jul 26, 2020

Very helpful in scholarly writing!!