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

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1,851 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

Sep 14, 2020

Hello Kristin\n\nThank you for teaching me the basics of academic writing and editing with proper grammar. In this course, I was introduced to the scientific panel which further enriched my knowledge.

Jun 3, 2019

This was an amazing course that really helped me with my medical writing skills and understanding how making things clear for all audiences can help in spreading scientific knowledge across the world.

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Jul 1, 2021

The best! Lots of examples and practice session to solidify the learning!

By j

Mar 2, 2021

Teacher is very kind and patient. The course is very useful for beginner.

By Gimhani G

Sep 30, 2020

It gives a very good guidance on writing wonderful scientific documents .

By Nora B

Aug 15, 2020

Excellent course; although English is my home language, I learnt so much!

By Andrés F V J

Apr 6, 2019

Excellent course!! Difficult to explain how much beneficial it could be!!

By Muhammad H

Aug 31, 2021

outstanding course. Thank you Dr. for teaching us in a professional way.

By Mariela E O

Oct 4, 2020

Very good course, loved the peer reviews! It really improved my writing.

By Noor G

Aug 16, 2020

I great staring to learn systematically the arena of scientific writing.

By Engr. A S

Jul 19, 2020

It was a great learning experience. Instructor was also very competent .


Jun 29, 2020

Awesome course to learn all the essential skills for scientific writing.

By Sofía V

Oct 14, 2019

This course was really useful and the teacher explains things very good.

By Archana M

Sep 15, 2019

This course has really helped me write clearly and concisely. Thank you!

By Loris A

Feb 20, 2019

An absolute useful course for everyone who's writing (or aspiring to be)

By Victor G d A

Dec 2, 2018

Curso magnífico recomendado pela minha orientado de pesquisa científica.

By Ibrahim A

Nov 25, 2017

A great course by Stanford's Kristen Sainani. Must-do for any scientist!

By Minh H

Jun 28, 2021

This course enlarge my horizon. Thank you so much, Dr. Kristin Sainani!

By Elene M

Aug 26, 2020

amazing course,it helped me publish in JTO .I will be forever thankful

By Monika V

Jul 29, 2020

The teacher is amazing and I really loved all the basics taught by her.

By Mariana G C

Jul 4, 2020

Best course I could ever take to improve my Medical writing! Thank you!

By Martin K

May 31, 2020

A very useful course for postgraduate students trying to get published!

By Betina C

Oct 26, 2018

Wonderful course. It covers all the points related to creative writing.

By Anna H D

Dec 13, 2017

Great adventure with writing. I feel more confident to publish my work.

By Amr M

Sep 20, 2021

Great course, it opens the mind to new ideas about scientific writing.

By Sameera E

Dec 26, 2020

Excellent course, really helped me write up my first research project!

By Luz Á G

Sep 28, 2020

The material is excellent to learn and improve our writing techniques.