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

7,531 ratings

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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By Aleksandra Ł

Jun 5, 2020

Great course! My scientific writing will never be mundane again. I've learnt a lot practical skills.

By Julianne O

Mar 25, 2020

This course has a lot of great information for all sorts of writing. I wish I had found it earlier!

By Lorraine R S M

Jun 1, 2019

Great beginner course! I would love to have a more in-depth, intermediate course to build on skills.

By Mulumba T B

Sep 13, 2022

Thank you Dr Kristin for all your invaluable guidance, this course has forever changed my writing.

By Jeliss M M

Jul 18, 2022

A great course!! You will improve your writing and editing of scientific texts quickly and funnily.

By Alpina C

Apr 14, 2022

One of the best courses out there for those who are interested in academic and scientific writing. 

By Rachel P

Jul 12, 2021

This course provides practical and applicable principles to help anyone become a successful writer.

By Adithi K

Sep 9, 2020

Extremely useful course. My thought process while writing a scientific text has definitely improved

By Chris C

Aug 10, 2020

Excellent course, knowledgeable instructor. Learned a lot about writing and thinking about science!

By Anoosh S

Jun 24, 2020

Very useful course for everyone in academia, the instructor is very knowledgeable and great teacher

By Lý T T

May 1, 2019

So far so easy to understand and follow. English is not even my mother tongue, so I'll try my best.

By Mohammad s m m

Apr 13, 2018

very good course for both beginners and experts with very informative modules and clever instructor

By Ebtihal M

Jan 10, 2023

Amazing course with a very creative and great instructor. Helped me so much in my master's thesis.

By Margareth G

Jan 10, 2022

I really enjoyed participating in the course! It is already helping me to write an article better.

By Jonathan C

Mar 4, 2021

Great course! I have greater confidence writing scientific papers. Thank you for a great course!

By Taghreed F M A

Mar 3, 2021

This is a very creative and helpful course. I am very happy take part in this course. Thanks alot.

By Sirajuddin A

Jan 3, 2021

The instructional videos were quite engaging and taught the best methods to write in the sciences.

By Amanda H

Jul 31, 2020

Very useful to me as a DNP student, especially the first several sessions, as I write my proposal.

By Shuja A

Jul 15, 2020

This course must be made compulsory for anyone who want to pursue career in research and academia.

By melanie t

Jan 1, 2020

This course was good and a great refresher for someone who has been out of the field for sometime.

By Fatma M M

Dec 23, 2019

This course was excellent and explain all important information that needed in writing in science.

By Verónica S

Feb 27, 2023

An incredible experience and opportunity. I learned a lot, it is not wasted, thank you very much.

By Milad K

Dec 31, 2022

That's a wonderful course. I wish I had taken this course in the first semester of my MSc degree.

By Sabine T

Jun 2, 2022

Excellent course which teaches the essentials of scientific writing. I enjoyed this course a lot.

By Lavanaya N

Sep 3, 2021

I liked the course. All the classes provided me agreat idea about editing for clarity and brevity