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

5,830 ratings
1,974 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 Nichele R S

May 17, 2020

Excellent! Learned so much!! Highly recommend!

By Ramsés O

Oct 2, 2019

This course is just what the doctor prescribed

By Manuel J A J

Apr 20, 2018

This course is a must for every Phd-Candidate.

By Lakemariam W

Mar 28, 2018

The best course in writing. Thank you so much!

By Daniel B

May 4, 2021

Great course with a lot of practical examples

By Anne J

Mar 7, 2021

Very clear, good examples, effective teacher.

By Noman B

Jun 20, 2020

Course Content is up to the mark and updated.


Sep 17, 2017

It is really valuable and informative course.

By Robert G

Sep 12, 2021

Great content ... Immediately applicable ...

By Maria J c

Aug 22, 2021

B​est course ever!! the teacher is awesome!!

By Abdallah M E

Aug 2, 2021

A very useful and interesting course. Enjoy!

By Muhammad S u Z

Jun 4, 2021

It was a great experience taking this course

By Valdeci C D

Sep 10, 2020

Great course!! I learned so much. Thank you.

By Shahroz G

Jul 8, 2020

A comprehensive course, covering everything.

By Meruyert B

May 2, 2020

I liked the course very much. Learned a lot.

By Petar P

Apr 3, 2020

Great course, a must for academic writers :)

By shomousnugud

Jun 13, 2019

It was great gratitude for your ardent work.


Mar 10, 2019

Very practical, flexible and understandable!

By Ram

Dec 7, 2018

The best course on "science writing" so far.

By George C M F

Oct 28, 2017

Great course! Concise and very well-pointed.

By Rania E M A E

Apr 3, 2021

this course is fantastic and very helpful .

By Kurian P J

Jan 25, 2021

Enlightening course. Thank you, Dr. Sainani

By Monika M

Jan 21, 2021

Very useful for scientists and PhD students


Jan 1, 2021

An excellent course!! I highly recommend it

By Niranjan A

Aug 26, 2020

Great course! It was really really helpful!