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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Writing in the Sciences by Stanford University

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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 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.


May 29, 2019

This is definitely one of the best course I've ever taken Thanks!!!!

By Marion S

Apr 16, 2018

As a beginner in scientific writing I find this course very helpful.

By Shyam Y

Mar 30, 2018

It's very helpful for the person who wants to do scientific writing.

By Sina S

Oct 23, 2017

Fantastic course for everyone who wants to write like professionals!

By navdeep g

Sep 5, 2021

this course provides a perfect platform for being a science writer.

By Oladele C

Aug 24, 2021

Very impactful instruction developing capacity for academic writing

By Anish L

Aug 7, 2020

Excellent course for those who are beginning their research career.

By Tristan M

Aug 6, 2020

Absolutely excellent. I have learnt so much throughout this course.


Jun 21, 2020

From this course, I have learned to write science in a better way.

By benaboud j

Apr 19, 2020

thank you i learned very intressting thing about writing in siences

By Andrew R

Mar 25, 2020

An enjoyable, well presented, course with lots of relevant content.

By Nishi M

Dec 6, 2019

Extremely helpful lessons with challenging assignments every course

By Sergio A H L

Jun 9, 2019

Amazing course, it provides great tools useful for everyday writing

By Karen K

Oct 26, 2020

This was eye opening. I loved the concept and the way she teaches!

By Rebekah D

Aug 10, 2020

You are a wonderfully amazing teacher. I can not thank you enough.

By Ellen R

Jun 7, 2020

Helpful information presented in a clear and user-friendly manner.

By Muzammil R

May 2, 2018

Good and complied very well, new scientists must take this course.

By Miguel A B

Apr 16, 2018

Un curso muy útil. Las primeras lecciones me parecieron excelentes

By Stefana M

Jan 30, 2018

The course is very useful, interesting and the professor is great!