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

7,531 ratings

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


Jan 11, 2023

The best course I attain in Coursera. I struggled a lot to write my first manuscript and it took a lot of time. This course is beneficial for all scientific students. I highly recommended this course.


Sep 14, 2020

Hello Kristin

Thank 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.

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By Shagun S

Sep 3, 2021

It is great start for beginners for writing. I learned a lot and Kristin is an excellent speaker.

By Abu B P

Sep 20, 2020

It's been an excellent experience going through this course. Absolutely loved it and learnt alot.

By Ahmed E

Jun 16, 2020

It is amazing course and must for everyone who want to start, improve on his scientific writings.

By Carlos S

Jun 8, 2020

Excellent! Very well organizes. I recommend this course to every student, postdoc in the academy.

By Elisa B

May 9, 2020

This course was very interesting and full of great tips. it really helped me write better! thanks

By Paris M

Aug 28, 2018

Incredibly informative and concise. The tools and guidance from this course will help my writing.

By Jigme T

Nov 16, 2022

I found this very informative. I recommend to anyone looking to polish their scientific writing.

By Shiny L

Oct 9, 2022

Thank You so much Kristin for this amazing course. Lots of Love and All the best for your life!

By Dasari A

Apr 22, 2022

Excellent course. Which will cover all essential information on scientific writing and much more

By Fatemeh G

Apr 22, 2022

Best course ever! The instructor throughly explained everything, and I enjoyed the whole course!

By Jimely F

Sep 2, 2021

This course is very helpful. The professor is excellent. I recommend the course to all learners.

By Benjamin E

Mar 25, 2021

Excellent learning tool to improve my scientific writing. Grateful to have completed this course

By Massimiliano C

Mar 15, 2021

The course is fascinating and Dr. Kristin Sainani has a unique positive way to teach ...Thanks!!

By Deleted A

Jul 4, 2020

Loved this course. It really helped me with my scientific writing and I definitely recommend it!

By Courtney C M

Jun 13, 2018

This course made me a better writer and will make my academic studies easier and more effective.

By Andres G

Jun 8, 2018

Excellent course with elaborate explanations on the different concepts involving a good writing.

By Luis B

May 24, 2018

It's a wonderful course with great examples and very useful for practical application! Thank you

By Nimra I

Jan 22, 2023

Have an amazing experience with this course ...learned a lot of skills at my own choice of time


May 13, 2021

Excellent course, well structured and delivered, the instructor is so talented and experienced.

By Atiat O

Apr 30, 2021

It's my honor to have chance to be one of this amazing class. Thank you soooooo much. I'm lucky

By Naresh R

Aug 15, 2020

This course was really good, and learnt a lot of useful skills I can use in my science writing.

By Cintia G

Jun 27, 2020

This course was extremely helpful to me. I enjoyed it, Dr. Kristine Sainani is a great teacher.

By Swati

Nov 24, 2019

This course takes you through the basics and tell you everything about writing in the sciences.

By Mirna S

Jan 14, 2018

Very useful, thorough and practical. Excellent revision tools and learning material. Thank you.

By Ahmad r

Nov 29, 2021

In this course, the instructor covered each and everything about the course that's impressive.