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

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1,917 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 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!

By Diniary I

Jan 20, 2021

Thankyou to make me understand how to make a great writing

By Tamara P

Sep 2, 2020

Best writing course I have ever done, so easy to listen to

By Ibrahim A A

Jul 12, 2020

thanks so much dr. christine I learned much in this course

By Bob B

Feb 18, 2019

Really enjoyed the course. Great and enthusiastic teacher.

By Marlene F E M

Aug 2, 2021

It was great to learn more about good writing in Science.

By Truong D H

Jul 7, 2021

This course helps me a lot, especially unit 5. Thank you.

By Heidy F

Oct 14, 2020

Amazing course, every college student should complete it.

By Tineke d J

Oct 13, 2020

Very useful for PhD students that are not native speakers