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1,814 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

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.

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 Monika V

Jul 29, 2020

The teacher is amazing and I really loved all the basics taught by her.

By Mariana G C

Jul 4, 2020

Best course I could ever take to improve my Medical writing! Thank you!

By Martin K

May 31, 2020

A very useful course for postgraduate students trying to get published!

By Betina C

Oct 26, 2018

Wonderful course. It covers all the points related to creative writing.

By Anna H D

Dec 13, 2017

Great adventure with writing. I feel more confident to publish my work.

By Amr M

Sep 20, 2021

Great course, it opens the mind to new ideas about scientific writing.

By Sameera E

Dec 26, 2020

Excellent course, really helped me write up my first research project!

By Luz Á G

Sep 28, 2020

The material is excellent to learn and improve our writing techniques.

By Raisa S

Jul 26, 2020

An extremely helpful course for newbies as well as experienced people.

By Adriana N

Jul 18, 2020

I learned useful skills that I will be able to implement in my career.

By Veronica C

Jun 17, 2020

Very useful and well designed. The teacher is very pleasant and clear.

By Fhabián C

May 21, 2020

Uno de los mejores cursos que he hecho en mi vida. Lo recomiendo 100%.

By Maria F T

May 11, 2020

I adored this course. It is very well structured and full of examples!

By Anikó R

Apr 14, 2020

It was really useful. It helped me a lot. I absolutely recommend this.

By Rubina S

Apr 1, 2020

It was a very informative and helpful course!

Thank you!



By Misty M

Jul 10, 2018

Great course that has helped me learn a lot about my writing style and

By Fran Q

Oct 15, 2017

Fantastic course; really happy that Prof. Sainani is back on Coursera!

By Samuel W

Sep 9, 2021

A great course for anyone who wants to improve their writing skills!!

By Ny-Jianah Z

Sep 7, 2021

Being the first online course I chose and completed, I am very happy.

By Abanoub B S K

Jul 10, 2021

I have really enjoyed the course. Very beneficial. highly recommended

By Stacey S

Jan 31, 2021

Excellent information that is applicable to scientists at all levels.

By Kaylin R

Jan 7, 2021

Great course with valuable information. I highly recommend taking it!

By Anne H

Aug 10, 2020

I learned so much about all the mistakes I've been making in writing!

By Tania C

Feb 15, 2020

En este curso adquirí herramientas para mejorar mi forma de redactar.