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1,978 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.

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.

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By yugesh r

May 26, 2020

one of the well structured and detailed course on this area i have ever seen

By Xiao Q

May 17, 2019

It is an awesome course and it helped my academic writing and comprehension.

By Molook .

Mar 15, 2019

how to Writing in the Sciences and learn something that improve my writing .

By William N

May 23, 2018

Very informative. I have learned many new techniques in just the first week.

By Ana L P

Nov 27, 2017

This course helped me to improve my writing skills in science. It was great!


Dec 4, 2021

was a fantastic course but the transulation to arbic need more profisionals

By Merihan A

Jul 6, 2021

Very informative and rich content !

Had the pleasure in taking this course.


Apr 15, 2021

One of the finest courses I have ever taken on writing. Mind-blowing stuff!

By Gabriele N

Apr 13, 2020

Very nice course! Material is well prepared and motivates to keep learning.

By Christopher U O

May 19, 2019

It was a fantastic course and covers almost all areas of effective writing.

By Edward A P

Jun 13, 2018

Amazing course. I learned a lot even though I am already publishing papers.

By Маргарита Л

Apr 4, 2018

Dear Kristina Sainani!

Very talented )) TYVM

Best Regards, Lapina Margarita

By Suja N

Dec 17, 2021

Kristin is very good and knowledgeable! The course content is pretty good.

By Deleted A

Jun 17, 2020

Excellent learning and practical tips, essential to science communication.

By Hương N T

Mar 2, 2019

Best of the best course I have ever taken in Coursera. Thanks instructors!

By Aman T

May 14, 2018

This is an excellent course. Strongly recommended for serious researchers!

By Rocío D M

Nov 13, 2017

Thank you very much for this course, it hs helped a lot. 100% recommended.

By Amr M

Oct 14, 2017

Very useful , efficient , easy to understand and with nice presentations .

By Stéphanie D

Aug 12, 2021

I am a scientific writer and I still learned a lot thanks to this course.


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.