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

7,418 ratings

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.

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.


Sep 14, 2020

Hello Kristin

Thank 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 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!

By Kaylyn T

Jun 2, 2020

Really great course, thank you Dr. Sainani!

By Anand k

Oct 16, 2018

Can we something more on technical writing.

By Idris S

Oct 2, 2022

very beneficial especially the last weeks

By Mo'ath A

Jul 16, 2022

great introduction to writing in science.

By Abdelaziz A

Aug 13, 2021

Thank you for this opportunity Dr Kristin

By Iqra T C F N L

Jun 18, 2021

It was very knowledgeable and informative.

By Yamen E

Apr 14, 2021

I really learned a lot, Thanks Dr. Kristin

By Dr. F T

Mar 24, 2021

I enjoyed and learned a lot in the course.

By Maria S G

Mar 7, 2021

I would recommend this course to everyone!

By kamana h

Oct 8, 2020

the course is great there is alot to learn

By Debasmita D

Aug 23, 2020

very in detailed and easy to learn format.

By Jonas S

May 31, 2020

This class is awesome. Highly recommended.

By Sophie L C H

Aug 15, 2019

it really helped me with my master thesis!

By Silvia B

Jun 4, 2018

Brilliant course....I enjoyed it very much

By Thanh N P

May 24, 2018

Exceptional courses with superb professor!

By Deepa H

Jan 25, 2018

Excellent course. I highly recommend it!!

By Tania V C

Apr 10, 2022

It is a great course, I loved it. Thanks!

By Sebastián D R

Mar 11, 2022

Each day after the course, I love it more

By Leonardo S

Dec 29, 2021

Very good course, interesting and helpful

By viral s

Dec 27, 2021

I enjoyed the professors easy disposition

By Mohamed A E

Sep 29, 2021

it was a good course i took it in cousera