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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


Jan 11, 2023

The best course I attain in Coursera. I struggled a lot to write my first manuscript and it took a lot of time. This course is beneficial for all scientific students. I highly recommended this course.


Sep 14, 2020

Hello Kristin

Thank 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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May 23, 2022

Most valuable course for me. I suggest that everyone take this course interested in scientific writing.

By Laura A G V

May 4, 2021

I seriously recommend this course. It was extremely useful. I wish I had taken it earlier in my career.

By Lena K

Sep 13, 2020

All you need to know about scientific research. Writing about science, and publishing for lay audience.

By Fan Y

Mar 7, 2019

This course is very helpful for beginner scientific writer. The instructor is very clear and organized.

By Shaun W

Jan 22, 2019

This course contains advice that is useful for all writers and editors, not just those in the sciences.

By Yeneydee M W

Aug 19, 2021

great course, good material and recourses, and an excellent instructor. I highly recommend this course

By Hollyann O

Jul 16, 2021

This has been an amazing course. I wish I would have had this content during my undergraduate program.

By Iryna V

Mar 15, 2021

Thank you for enjoy of two weeks education. It was good expirience and good tips.

Whith best regards.

By Aziza S

Jul 4, 2020

This is a very useful course, it helped me to know how to write scientifically correct and edit papers

By Erin C K

Apr 14, 2019

Great course! I really enjoyed the videos and the unique take the professor had on the subject matter.

By mariam t

Sep 5, 2022

Great, thank you so much for giving me the opportionity to learn the basic academic wrtiting skills.

By Elena K

May 3, 2022

This course is easy to follow and understand. It was a nice reminder of how to write well. Thank you

By Adriane M

Jul 29, 2021

I am absolutely delighted with Dr. Sainani s teaching style. She is brilliant! Great ride! Thank you!

By Joanna S

Mar 28, 2021

it was great experience for me! I will recommend this course to all my colleague (even after PhD ;)).

By Ahmed M A M I

Feb 19, 2021

one of the best courses i had..thanks to Dr Kristin for her great teaching and for that great course.

By Amirhossein D

Jan 30, 2021

It was an excellent course with a precious amount of information about writing and crticial thinking.

By Shraddha H K

Jan 24, 2021

This is the best Coursera course I have ever taken. Informative and engaging with an amazing faculty.

By Dhrithi B

Oct 29, 2020

Great course!!!! Loved the way everything was taught!!! Would love to learn more from the lecturer!!!


Sep 1, 2020

Very useful for my line of work - medical translating, editing, proofreading, back translations, etc.

By Ashish K

Aug 18, 2020

A detailed approach to writing in the sciences. Great learnings. Thanks, Dr Kristin for your insight.

By Ravi K P

Jun 4, 2020

It was very informative and helpful. All the tasks were well planned and carefully placed. Thank you.

By Subtain M

Mar 22, 2020

I recommend this course to everyone for the improvement of their understanding of writing in Sciences

By Japi M

Jan 14, 2019

Excellent course! I wish I completed this course before I made any of the papers I made as a student.

By sundes a

Aug 27, 2022

Excellent course! I've never been this interested in writing more than after completing this course.

By Navina P

Aug 14, 2022

The course gives detailed points to be considered while writing and reviewing a write-up in science.