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

7,423 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


Jan 11, 2023

The best course I attain in Coursera. I struggled a lot to write my first manuscript and it took a lot of time. This course is beneficial for all scientific students. I highly recommended this course.


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.

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By Genoveva V

May 6, 2021

Thank you! A really interesting course.

By Ragaa A K

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 Stefan z

Jan 17, 2023

Excellent course with a great teacher.

By Katrina Z

Jul 4, 2022

Excellent course! It was so helpful.

By Chidiebele O

Mar 22, 2022

Now I feel ready to take on the world.

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.

By nethra n

Aug 22, 2019

extraordinarily simple yet informative

By Edgar C

May 10, 2019

I learnt so much in less than 8 weeks.

By Mohamad A

Apr 9, 2019

one of the best experiences in my life

By Mary E

Feb 20, 2018

Great course from a passionate person!

By Leonardo R P

Aug 1, 2022

Very helpful course, you learn a lot.


Oct 9, 2021

i have learned a lot from this course

By נדאל ד

Jun 29, 2021

Thank you for such an amazing course.