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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

IA
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.

AL
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 Pratibha K

Oct 11, 2019

Good course with detailed instruction videos and homework assignmnet for practise.

By Muhammad A K

Jun 5, 2021

An Outstanding course by an outstanding instructor! An interesting course indeed.

By Heather B

Apr 10, 2021

Such an informative course! I am so thankful I had to take this, I learned a lot.

By Thomas B

Sep 29, 2020

I thinks, the week 7 and 8 are not very usefull but the first 6 weeks are awsome.

By Goutham G

Aug 7, 2020

A well structured course with plentiful help in writing especially for beginners.

By Yu S

Jul 24, 2020

This course gives practical suggestions on how to write good scientific articles.

By Tom D

May 24, 2020

Great introductory course on writing in the sciences. I've enjoyed it quite alot.

By Mohammed W A

May 22, 2020

I'm grateful to Dr.Sinani for this incredible course.

I recommend it for everyone.

By Miriam E G

Apr 30, 2020

It is a very complete course, with a lot of information you will put in practice!

By Aakash C

Apr 12, 2020

This is an amazing course and has helped me a lot to carry out effective writing.

By ashwin p

Mar 26, 2020

A fabulous course covering a wide array of topics relevant to scientific writing.

By Khaled M

Nov 18, 2017

Very helpful and full of treasures. I appreciate your great work Kristin Sainani.

By Marie G A N

Oct 23, 2017

So much clearer to understand than what I have been taught at the Uni. Thank you

By Maria B B d B B

Feb 23, 2021

It was a great opportunity to participate on this course, it will help me a lot!

By Esmeralda S U

Feb 1, 2021

It is helpful, clear and easy to follow. Thank you very much, I really enjoy it.

By matias p

Aug 1, 2020

Curso excelente en todos los aspectos de la escritura de un articulo cientifico.

By Eunice V d J B

Jun 9, 2020

I love this course and wish I would have taken it before written my first paper.

By Vikram S C

Mar 11, 2020

Excellent course! I recommend this course to every researcher who fears writing.

By Federico E S

Dec 26, 2019

Fully recommended to anyone planning to improve their scientific writing skills!

By Kehinde A O

Aug 23, 2019

Excellent course Helped shed light on areas I could improve on in essay writing.

By Ahmed M

Feb 18, 2019

The best course for beginners. Published my first article thanks to this course.

By Muhammad J A

Dec 20, 2017

Excellent course, highly recommended for people starting their Masters and PhDs.

By omnia t

Apr 20, 2021

Best Course Ever. Loved It! Only wish there was more by the same instructor. :)

By Mitchell Q

Mar 10, 2021

Great class! Learned a lot and it was extremely feasible. I am a better writer.

By Mohamed A H

Jan 3, 2021

An exceptional course with high range of different skill essential to every one