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Writing in the Sciences

Stanford University via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Grammar & Writing
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 4-8 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 8 weeks long

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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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Kristin Sainani

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Jadab P
5.0 a year ago
by Jadab completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Writing in the Sciences is the one of the online free courses offered by the World's renowened University. It deals with the writing scientific papers. Anybody can learn writing Abstract to Conclusion in a lucid manner. The method applied is very helpful for science students.
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Anonymous
5.0 6 years ago
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The prof is an outstanding editor, and good at communicating hows to do it. I am a professional writer and editor, and the course helped me improve.
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