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

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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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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.


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 Kathrin S

Nov 30, 2019

Great Course!

By Azeem J

Oct 25, 2019

excellent one

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Jun 9, 2019

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Jan 15, 2019

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Dec 2, 2018

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Sep 8, 2018

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May 23, 2018

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May 14, 2018

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Apr 17, 2018

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Apr 29, 2021

Best course!

By Byron F

Apr 25, 2021

great course

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By Ahmed A

Dec 19, 2020

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Oct 20, 2020

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By Kara A H

Sep 20, 2020

great course

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May 31, 2020

I loved it!!

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May 19, 2020

Great course

By Luisa F B O

May 18, 2020

Very useful!

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By Ishmerai G

Dec 3, 2019

Good so far.

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By Tatiana C B G

Mar 3, 2019

I love it!!!

By Amira A A

Nov 24, 2018

Very helpful

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