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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


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.


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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By Samsonova K

Jan 30, 2022

Thank you! I liked this course. I got lots of useful information.

By Richard A

Jan 5, 2022

I learnt new techniques in writing I never knew. Thank you Kristin

By Karen K

Oct 26, 2020

This was eye opening. I loved the concept and the way she teaches!

By Rebekah D

Aug 10, 2020

You are a wonderfully amazing teacher. I can not thank you enough.

By Ellen R

Jun 7, 2020

Helpful information presented in a clear and user-friendly manner.

By Muzammil R

May 2, 2018

Good and complied very well, new scientists must take this course.

By Miguel A B

Apr 16, 2018

Un curso muy útil. Las primeras lecciones me parecieron excelentes

By Stefana M

Jan 30, 2018

The course is very useful, interesting and the professor is great!

By Tomilayo O F

Nov 6, 2022

Thank you so much for this course. This was an eye-opener for me.

By Viengphet C

Aug 19, 2022

Very educational. Helped me to understand on how to write better.

By Rachel A

Jan 4, 2022

Thank you Writing in the Sciences for the material and knowledge!

By Дорохова Е Р

Apr 14, 2021

Kristin Sainani has clear and pleasant voice. It was fascinating.

By Quy X

Apr 19, 2020

A practical course I believe that I will re-study again and again

By Ferdinand G

Jun 27, 2022

Excellent course, learned so much very important writing skills!

By Van V K

Jul 1, 2021

Love this course so much! Really easy to understand and apply in

By An H T P

May 9, 2021

Good writing can be learned through this course! Worth learning!

By Francisco M

Apr 23, 2021

Nice course. Help me a lot to improve my communication and write

By Kyle S

Jan 19, 2021

Excellent course to improve your writing if you are in research.

By Alana F

Sep 13, 2020

This is an excellent course and well worth the time! Thank you!

By Agustina S

Jun 2, 2020

Amazing course!! It really changed my writing process and style.

By Xiaoyun Y

Mar 12, 2019

Great course. Very useful for a person working in science field.

By Iruni E W

Jul 3, 2018

The best course that I have taken on using scientific literature

By vasudha

May 22, 2018

This course is a must for science researchers, very informative.

By Chamithka S

Mar 16, 2018

Super course and i learn lot of thinks regarding writing science

By sara g

Feb 12, 2018

Great comprehensive course about scientific writing, very useful