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

5,810 ratings
1,965 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 Kelly B

Aug 11, 2021

Was great information and easy to follow


Sep 13, 2020

It was exceptional and brilliant course.

By Saja

Aug 10, 2020

Deep and thoughtful!! Highly recommended

By Aram B

Jul 2, 2020

The course is simply perfect and useful.

By Dr A A

Mar 29, 2020

One of the best courses I've had online.


Nov 8, 2019

Excellent course and an amazing teacher.

By Hale T E

Jul 16, 2019

I think this course will help me in writ

By Wenwan L

Mar 20, 2019

Extremely helpful for scientific writers

By ezzat m m

Dec 26, 2018

excellent material ...excellent teaching

By Aditi S

Apr 28, 2018

It was an excellent course, very useful.

By Genoveva V

May 6, 2021

Thank you! A really interesting course.

By Ragaa A R

Apr 5, 2021

Very informative with valuable examples

By Priyanka D

Oct 11, 2020

Fantastic course! I would recommend it!

By Faiza

Aug 11, 2020

Amazing course and excellent instructor

By Walid T

Jul 30, 2020

A great course to learn science writing

By Cristina R P

Jul 1, 2020

Extraordinario. Util, claro y divertido


Jun 17, 2020

Very informative and insightful course.

By Prakash C S

May 16, 2020

A very nice course for all researchers.

By Alejandro O B

Nov 22, 2019

An excellent course, Highly recommended

By Malshi O G

Sep 4, 2019

Well help to improve my writing skills.

By Xisco B T

Feb 23, 2018

The best I have studied on the subject.

By Yudou H

Nov 14, 2017

Hope it will be helpful after I finish!

By Hiteshri S

Jun 1, 2021


By Kgetise M

May 12, 2021

I have learned a lot from this course.

By Jan-Henning S

Apr 26, 2021

Very good, comprehensive introduction.