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

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2,122 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....

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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\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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Nov 22, 2021

Amazing course!

By Echo

Mar 4, 2020

really helpful.

By João P J P

Mar 17, 2019

Amazing course!

By David M

Dec 21, 2018

Excelente curso

By IsabelLondono

Jan 17, 2018

Amazing course!

By Charlotte

Nov 27, 2017

Nice course for

By Narttida P V

Dec 1, 2021

Easy to follow

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May 10, 2021


By Perla R C P

Dec 7, 2020

Amazing course

By Victor V

May 26, 2020

Very Very Well

By Hải B H

Sep 4, 2019

Really useful!

By Zahra B

Aug 30, 2018

Very helpful .

By TeriLynn S

Jul 9, 2018

Very thorough!

By aghahowa o

May 15, 2022

Great course!

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Apr 21, 2022

g​reat course

By Jingwen S

Sep 5, 2021

Quite helpful

By Phil K

Aug 17, 2021

g​reat course

By Jônatas A M

Jun 3, 2021

Very helpful!

By Ginbert C

Mar 28, 2021

Very helpful!

By Sara K

Feb 23, 2021

it was great!

By nia u

Sep 27, 2020

Great course.


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By Natalia A T

Jun 15, 2020

Great course!

By Claudia V

Jun 6, 2020

Great course!

By Kathrin S

Nov 30, 2019

Great Course!