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

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1,912 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.

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.

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By mousa a b

Mar 5, 2021

if you can add a unit how to correct or grade written article

By Katherine D

Oct 14, 2020

I liked the format and felt the information was well presented.

By Nilofer N S

Sep 14, 2020

Wonderful course. Recommended for every researcher and student.

By Jinghan L

Apr 22, 2020

Useful course, especially for students in biology and medicine.

By Enrico G S

Jan 28, 2018

Grear job by Stanford University specially Dr. Kristin Sainani.

By Phan Q C

Aug 23, 2021

Perfect for anyone who are completely new to academic writing.

By gayathri s

Aug 3, 2021

loved this course as it was very interesting and knowledgeable

By Sajid H

Jun 18, 2021

Learnt a lot from this course and it was helpful in my thesis.

By zhang Y

Jul 21, 2020


By Luiz E R M

Jun 16, 2020

Experiência muito boa principalmente para alunos estrangeiros.

By Madhumita S

Apr 11, 2020

Excellent tool for newbie science graduates and experts alike!

By Katrina B

Jan 22, 2020

A great course that covers many aspects of scientific writing.

By Shashwat P

Sep 14, 2019

Very useful for people interested in scientific paper writing!

By Ahmad A

May 9, 2019

I highly recommend this course for academics and grad students

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!


Nov 11, 2021

A​ very excellent course that worth learning a second time.

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.