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

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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.

I 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 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 Petra w

Jan 3, 2022

Good tips and exercises to get better at scientific writing

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 W

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 Imtiaz A

Feb 26, 2023

Best course for academic writing on the Coursera platform.

By Jorge G P

Nov 21, 2022

Very useful for those who are interest in writing articles

By Nguyễn P T ( F C

May 21, 2022

For me, this course was very useful in my writing process.

By Muhammad N

Mar 27, 2022

It's an amazing course, I highly recommended this course.

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 Ana F

Mar 27, 2023

Very useful strategies and a wide study on science style.

By Ziadoon A

Jun 7, 2022

I've learned a lot from this course, I highly recommed it

By Amina N

May 1, 2022

It was a great unlearning and then re-learning exercise.