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

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1,517 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

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.

Feb 25, 2020

Respected Dr.kristiani sainani madam and coursera.\n\nI 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.

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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


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 :)

By Md A K P

Dec 23, 2020

One of the best instructors and well-designed courses!

By Bikram K D

Aug 22, 2020

I learned a lot and thank for making this course free!

By Mauro J P

Jun 23, 2020

Excellent teacher and material, very inspiring course!

By Dr. R F P S

May 22, 2020

Very well explained. Simplified the manuscript writing

By Mohammad S E R

Apr 26, 2020

The best course I have seen for teaching how to write.

By Jorrit G

Nov 24, 2019

Great course for those starting in scientific writing!

By Naresh R

Aug 13, 2020

Perfectly designed course for all researchers. Thanks

By Alba C K

Jun 3, 2020

Great tools for scientific or other types of writing.

By Fahimeh J

May 8, 2020

I really enjoyed the course and learnt a lot from it.

By ropafadzo a b

May 6, 2019

i managed to learn a lot from this course for writing

By Pierce

Dec 26, 2018

Enjoyably challenging, informative and comprehensive!

By Dr J G B

Nov 19, 2017

good one for those interested in research and writing