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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....

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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.


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.

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By Tineke d J

Oct 13, 2020

Very useful for PhD students that are not native speakers

By sara o

Sep 3, 2020

Thank you so much for this course. I really learned a lot

By Bidyut D

Jun 18, 2020

Very Interesting and helpful. Unit 8 is difficult for me.

By BigM

Nov 20, 2018

very good. I think every student should learn this course

By Hidemitsu

May 10, 2018

Very good course to learh how to write scientific papers.

By irina b

Oct 23, 2017

Excellent review for a an early career academic physician

By joseph s c m

Jul 20, 2022

es un buen curso y con un excelente metodo de enseñansa.

By Vương B V

Aug 14, 2021

A great course for students especially in medical field!

By Kondratenko A

May 10, 2021

An informative, useful, and desired course. Must attend.

By Peter S

Oct 21, 2020

It is a great course and has improved my writing skills.

By Heleen d J

Sep 8, 2020

Very useful course, I feel like my writing has improved.

By Cristian A M A

Aug 8, 2020

Un curso muy útil. La verdad vale mucho la pena tomarlo.

By Lin, C

Jun 6, 2020

Give different aspect of writings in science, its great.

By Ramiro B

Apr 7, 2020

This class was really high quality, completely worth it.

By Ipsita S

Nov 6, 2019

loved this course! I felt it really improved my writing.

By Dana J

Apr 24, 2019

Excellent course! Very useful and practical information.

By Muinde N

Feb 18, 2019

Great course that provides insight on scientific writing

By Elina B

Oct 27, 2018

A great course with very useful tips and fun assignments

By Drew R

Aug 22, 2022

lots of pertinent informarion conveyed in a usable way

By Maria C

Jul 11, 2021

Excellent course to improve anyone's academic writing.

By simhadri M

Jul 3, 2020

I am very happy to learn new things, thanks to Coursera

By Samantha C

Mar 16, 2020

Fantastic course and a super support system. Thank you!

By Andrea H

Sep 18, 2018

Very helpful with exploring different areas of writing.

By Xinxin Z

Apr 16, 2018

Great course! I learned a lot about scientific writing.

By Wei Y

Feb 26, 2018

It's really helpful, especially for college students :)