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

7,433 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


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.


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 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.

By sree s

Jun 11, 2021

effective classes and course material

By Mohammad A

Feb 25, 2021

Highly recommended for grad-students.


Nov 29, 2019

Excellent course for medical student.

By Juan C S C

Sep 25, 2019

Awesome course. Very well structured.

By Mara V

Sep 30, 2018

Very good course and amazing teacher.

By Marah E A

May 9, 2022

A perfect work to learn many things

By süheyla t

Aug 27, 2021

The course wasvery beneficial for me


Jul 15, 2021

had an amazing experience!!! thanks

By Eduardo L T R

Nov 17, 2020

Awesome introductory writing course!

By safa a

Jul 5, 2020

A very useful course. Learned a lot.

By Gabriela Á M

Jun 7, 2020

Very helpful and fun to learn with!!

By Leonardo P

May 31, 2020

life changing for my academic career

By Bao-Hsiang

May 10, 2020

very thanks to Dr. Kristin Sainani😀


May 2, 2020

Thank you for an informative course.

By Tanveer A

Jun 11, 2019

Excellent stuff across whole course.

By shruti d

Dec 3, 2018

Informative and well-planned course.

By Jin L

Nov 17, 2018

This course inspires me a great lot!

By Hajar N

Sep 2, 2022

The best course! Thank you so much!

By Leila a

Aug 13, 2022

very excellent thank you of coursa

By Despoina

Aug 10, 2022

Very interersting & helpful course!

By Andrew E

Aug 5, 2022

Really, Extremely Recommeded course