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1,855 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

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.

Sep 14, 2020

Hello Kristin\n\nThank 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 Belinda A

Jul 27, 2019

This course has taught me a lot about writing. It has been a great experience.

By Reuben A

Apr 13, 2019

This course has opened my eyes on many things I take for granted in my writing

By Maria G

Sep 9, 2018

It was very useful and information dense course! I am really happy I found it.

By Vidhu S B

Mar 3, 2018

This is an excellent course . I recommend it all science students and faculty

By Valerie J

Sep 12, 2021

I​ loved the professor, she was so insightful. Thank you so much Dr. Sainani.

By Fernanda A

Dec 21, 2020

Excellent! Dr. Kristin Sainani is a spectacular teacher. It helped me a lot.

By Muhammad A

Apr 29, 2020

This helped a lot in improving my writing skills for medical research writing

By David S

Jan 15, 2019

I love this course.

It has helped me a lot with my writing and reading skills.

By gulruh r

Apr 8, 2021

Amazing course. I gained such an invaluable knowledge in writing. Thank you!

By Elitsa S

Nov 23, 2020

A highly engaging course and a great lecturer. Thank you for the experience!

By Larry L

Sep 15, 2020

its a great course, and i think it will help me reach my goals in the future

By Pintu C

Jul 22, 2020

It is very useful course for graduate, post graduate, and research scholars.

By Anibal A m

Jun 14, 2020

Excellent course, it's really useful for both junior and senior scientists!!

By Luis R M S

Jun 8, 2020

Not only shows about writing a paper for a journal, but to lay audience too.

By yugesh r

May 26, 2020

one of the well structured and detailed course on this area i have ever seen

By 裘晓

May 17, 2019

It is an awesome course and it helped my academic writing and comprehension.

By Molook .

Mar 15, 2019

how to Writing in the Sciences and learn something that improve my writing .

By William N

May 23, 2018

Very informative. I have learned many new techniques in just the first week.

By Ana L P

Nov 27, 2017

This course helped me to improve my writing skills in science. It was great!

By Merihan A

Jul 6, 2021

Very informative and rich content !

Had the pleasure in taking this course.


Apr 15, 2021

One of the finest courses I have ever taken on writing. Mind-blowing stuff!

By Gabriele N

Apr 13, 2020

Very nice course! Material is well prepared and motivates to keep learning.

By Christopher U O

May 19, 2019

It was a fantastic course and covers almost all areas of effective writing.

By Edward A P

Jun 13, 2018

Amazing course. I learned a lot even though I am already publishing papers.

By Маргарита Л

Apr 4, 2018

Dear Kristina Sainani!

Very talented )) TYVM

Best Regards, Lapina Margarita