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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


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 sara g

Feb 12, 2018

Great comprehensive course about scientific writing, very useful

By Sumayya H M

Mar 24, 2023

This course is very educative and interacting and well detailed

By Lộc H X

Oct 23, 2022

Thank you so much for teaching me how to do scientific writing

By Deepa H H

Apr 22, 2022

This was really helpful for me. Thank you for teaching so well!

By Galal A

Apr 11, 2022

Excellent Course, I am highly recommend it for every scientist

By Aisha O

Mar 6, 2022

i thoroughly enjoyed the course and the pointers I got from it.

By Coral P E

Sep 8, 2021

I loved it! I learned a lot and the professor is very engaging.

By Yuliia P

May 7, 2021

It's the best course ever!!! Thanks a lot to Kristin Sainana!!!

By m m

Mar 5, 2021

if you can add a unit how to correct or grade written article

By Katherine D

Oct 14, 2020

I liked the format and felt the information was well presented.

By Nilofer N S

Sep 14, 2020

Wonderful course. Recommended for every researcher and student.

By Jinghan L

Apr 22, 2020

Useful course, especially for students in biology and medicine.

By Enrico G S

Jan 28, 2018

Grear job by Stanford University specially Dr. Kristin Sainani.

By oguntade s s

Jan 17, 2023

This a highly recommended course for early career researchers.

By Patricio D

Jan 10, 2023

I really liked the course and learned a lot from it. Thank you

By Miguel H T

Nov 27, 2022

Loved it. Dr Sainani is well spoken, clear, and knowledgeable.

By Solomon N

Nov 15, 2022

Comprehensive course, and the lecturer is awesome at teaching.

By Rachel L

Oct 18, 2022

Very useful tips, thanks Kristin and all the guest lecturers.

By Triana S F d L

Sep 6, 2022

un cuso muy completo. Me ha encantado, he aprendido muchísimo

By SeongJu J

Jun 18, 2022

This course is necessary for all researchers. Literally great.

By Phan Q C

Aug 23, 2021

Perfect for anyone who are completely new to academic writing.

By gayathri s

Aug 3, 2021

loved this course as it was very interesting and knowledgeable

By Sajid H

Jun 18, 2021

Learnt a lot from this course and it was helpful in my thesis.

By zhang Y

Jul 21, 2020


By Luiz E R M

Jun 16, 2020

Experiência muito boa principalmente para alunos estrangeiros.