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

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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


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.


Feb 25, 2020

Respected Dr.kristiani sainani madam and coursera.

I 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 Yeneydee M W

Aug 19, 2021

great course, good material and recourses, and an excellent instructor. I highly recommend this course

By Hollyann O

Jul 16, 2021

This has been an amazing course. I wish I would have had this content during my undergraduate program.

By Iryna V

Mar 15, 2021

Thank you for enjoy of two weeks education. It was good expirience and good tips.

Whith best regards.

By Aziza S

Jul 4, 2020

This is a very useful course, it helped me to know how to write scientifically correct and edit papers

By Erin C K

Apr 14, 2019

Great course! I really enjoyed the videos and the unique take the professor had on the subject matter.

By mariam t

Sep 5, 2022

Great, thank you so much for giving me the opportionity to learn the basic academic wrtiting skills.

By Elena K

May 3, 2022

This course is easy to follow and understand. It was a nice reminder of how to write well. Thank you

By Adriane M

Jul 29, 2021

I am absolutely delighted with Dr. Sainani s teaching style. She is brilliant! Great ride! Thank you!

By Joanna S

Mar 28, 2021

it was great experience for me! I will recommend this course to all my colleague (even after PhD ;)).

By Ahmed M A M I

Feb 19, 2021

one of the best courses i had..thanks to Dr Kristin for her great teaching and for that great course.

By Amirhossein D

Jan 30, 2021

It was an excellent course with a precious amount of information about writing and crticial thinking.

By Shraddha H K

Jan 24, 2021

This is the best Coursera course I have ever taken. Informative and engaging with an amazing faculty.

By Dhrithi B

Oct 29, 2020

Great course!!!! Loved the way everything was taught!!! Would love to learn more from the lecturer!!!


Sep 1, 2020

Very useful for my line of work - medical translating, editing, proofreading, back translations, etc.

By Ashish K

Aug 18, 2020

A detailed approach to writing in the sciences. Great learnings. Thanks, Dr Kristin for your insight.

By Ravi K P

Jun 4, 2020

It was very informative and helpful. All the tasks were well planned and carefully placed. Thank you.

By SubTain M

Mar 22, 2020

I recommend this course to everyone for the improvement of their understanding of writing in Sciences

By Japi M

Jan 14, 2019

Excellent course! I wish I completed this course before I made any of the papers I made as a student.

By sundes a

Aug 27, 2022

Excellent course! I've never been this interested in writing more than after completing this course.

By Navina P

Aug 14, 2022

The course gives detailed points to be considered while writing and reviewing a write-up in science.

By miriam a

Feb 28, 2022

Excelente el curso. Deseo mi certificado por favor, cómo hago? ya completé el curso estoy APROBADA

By Laurie B

Feb 4, 2021

Great course! I will put a lot of what I have learned into practice as I write my final DNP project!


Jun 8, 2020

The content is well adapted for student who wants to improve their skills in scientific productions.

By Aleksandra Ł

Jun 5, 2020

Great course! My scientific writing will never be mundane again. I've learnt a lot practical skills.

By Julianne O

Mar 25, 2020

This course has a lot of great information for all sorts of writing. I wish I had found it earlier!