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

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2,134 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


Jun 3, 2019

This was an amazing course that really helped me with my medical writing skills and understanding how making things clear for all audiences can help in spreading scientific knowledge across the world.


Sep 14, 2020

Hello Kristin\n\nThank 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 Daphne d S

Jun 23, 2022

V​ery informative and educational. Easy to follow lectures and flexible platform.

By Saurabh A

May 13, 2018

Wonderful! Helped a lot in understanding the way of writing a scientific article.

By Abdel H K

Oct 12, 2020

there is some long video until 30min it make sometime the learner getting bored

By Maria A P

Mar 26, 2022

I very much enjoyed this course. The first modules really boosted my writing.

By Hieu V N

Oct 6, 2019

This course provided me a lot of knowledge in writing a scientific papers!

By Vera D

Oct 20, 2020

This course is very useful to learn tips for better writing in English.

By Nabiel I

Jul 15, 2020

a bit too many not-really-necessary interviews, but overall very good.

By Niall J

Jun 21, 2020

Very valuable insights into the principles of good scientific writing.

By Juan M P

Feb 8, 2019

Great course! A bit lengthy, but incredibly useful for most academics.

By vikas y

Nov 2, 2020

This is amazing course and it has improved my writing skills. Cheers

By M. B

May 2, 2018

A very nice course...wouldn't mind recommending this to a peer.

By Christina V

Apr 27, 2022

G​reat instructions but it is hard to totally learn this way.

By Chinmayi C

Feb 16, 2020

Being a pharmacy student ,this course was very useful for me.

By Sara H

Jan 7, 2019

Great course for beginners to learn scientific writing!

By Kashmira

Jun 12, 2018

Excellent course to hone your science writing skills.

By Josh B

Jun 1, 2018

Great course! Needs a 2 course with more practicum!


Aug 24, 2021

This course will be helpful for academic writing

By Paeshalee R

Oct 3, 2019

It is a good course.Gave me lot of knowledge.

By Thanya K

Apr 24, 2022

The lesson is straightforward to understand.

By María F F

Oct 5, 2020

It´s an excellent course, i learned a lot.

By Melissa R

Jun 23, 2020

Very good course but it is kind of long.

By Hager S

Apr 17, 2020

A recommended course to all researchers

By Arfa n

May 28, 2022

A best way to learn writing skills.

By Abdullah A

Oct 25, 2021

Had more time than it should be.

By Hongbiao C

Jun 2, 2018

Good for academic researcher