Writing in the Sciences


Stanford School of Medicine



This self-paced course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. 

What you will learn

  • 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
  • writing for general audiences

This course is for undergraduate and graduate students; medical students; scientists; medical professionals; and science writers.

001 Open for Enrollment Online, Open edX

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Delivery Option:
Online Course $0.00

This course may not currently be available to learners in some states and territories.