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1,852 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.

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 Elizabeth C K

Jul 8, 2018

Really very well taught and helpful for all levels of writers!

By Ibu Y

Jan 8, 2018

This is the best course ever!!! I learnt a lot! Don't miss it!

By Giovanni C

Jan 21, 2021

Excellent for beginners, very useful for the more experienced

By Izabela P

Nov 23, 2020

Great course, very well structured. Professionally organized.

By Maida R

Nov 3, 2020

Excellent intructor :) great tips for Writing in the Sciences

By David K

Oct 25, 2018

Reading and writing will never be the same again - Thank you!

By fathia M z

Mar 9, 2018

Great course

Very well explained and many practical exercices

By Kasturika S

Dec 23, 2017

A must have course for all the young docile-tyro scientists!!

By Maria M

May 18, 2021

Great course! Extremely relevant for anyone in the sciences.

By Krista M

Feb 25, 2021

Great for learning how to write better and more confidently.

By Bianca E S

Jan 21, 2021

Brilliant course. Dr Sainani is incredible at what she does.

By Hemangi B

Sep 14, 2020

Excellent course for writing. Professor Kristin is the best.

By amogh g

May 2, 2020

Brilliant. The instructor and the course content is awesome.

By Helena C P d A B

Sep 14, 2019

Wonderful! I'm learning so much already with just two weeks.

By Rehab S

Jan 7, 2019

This course will help me when i'm writing my thesis, thanks.

By Eliany B A

Nov 20, 2018

This is an excellent course, I have learned a lot with this!

By Shana P

Jun 17, 2021

Good information to help write concise professional essays.

By Botakoz D

Nov 25, 2020

Very very helpful, useful information!!! Thank you a lot!!!

By Dr V F

Jul 22, 2020



By david f a c

Mar 30, 2020

I had a great time doing this course, excellent and concise

By Andre R

May 28, 2019

Very well-structured course. A must-have for any scientist.

By Abeer S

Oct 31, 2018

learning from scratch by an easy but really informative way

By Yosef A

May 30, 2018

Easy-to-follow and provide good framework to write a paper.

By Anna S A

Mar 20, 2018

Very usefull with a good combination of theory and practice

By Yannet I

Sep 24, 2021

Excellent course for writing papers in Science. Thank you!