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1,851 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.

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 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 S 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.


Aug 31, 2021

Thank you so much for the course. It helps me a lot with my writing.

By Aquilla W

Jul 27, 2021

I learned many parts of writing I never knew existed. Great course!


Jun 9, 2021

Great course that will benifit my whole career, strongly recommended

By Maggie C

Apr 27, 2021

Informative and practical! The practice exercises were very helpful!

By Laísa S d A

Aug 19, 2020

Gostei do curso e dos conteúdos abordados, assim como da plataforma.

By Angana B

Jun 21, 2020

Very informative course. The quiz and assignments are well designed.

By 黄尊

Jun 2, 2020

Very helpful. Especially for those who are science writing beginner.