prof. dr. G. Dilaver

prof. dr. G. Dilaver

Full Professor
prof. dr. G. Dilaver
  • Bachelor Degree Course Biomedical Sciences



During her MSc and PhD in Cell Biology Gönül Dilaver developed a strong interest in academic education and became member of the educational committee and board of the student’s association of Biology. She was involved in teaching students from Biomedical Sciences and Medicine. In 2005 she started as University Teacher and Senior Advisor of the Biomedical Sciences degree at the Radboud University Nijmegen. In 2007 dr. Dilaver became Degree Coordinator of the Master’s Programmes Biomedical Sciences within the interfaculty Graduate School of Life Sciences at UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University. Since 2009 she is chair of the Expertise Group Education Life Sciences in which she actively develops and implements educational innovations for the Graduate School of Life Sciences. In 2016 dr. Dilaver was appointed as Associate Professor in Research and Innovation of Biomedical Education at UMC Utrecht. In 2017, she became the faculty liaison for UMC Utrecht Diversity & Inclusion initiatives and research. In that capacity she set up the Platform Diversity and Inclusion at UMC Utrecht to gain and provide knowledge and expertise on this topic. She became member of the Taskforce Diversity of Utrecht University in 2018 and in 2019 she was appointed as Senior Fellow on Inclusive Education at Utrecht University.

Research Output (7)

Inclusion and diversity within medical education: a focus group study of students' experiences

Verbree Anne-Roos, Isik Ulviye, Janssen J. J. H. M., Dilaver G Dec 2023, In: BMC Medical Education. 23 , p. 1-11

Validity, acceptability, and procedural issues of selection methods for graduate study admissions in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics:a mapping review

Kurysheva Anastasia, van Rijen Harold V.M. , Stolte Cecily, Dilaver Gönül Dec 2023, In: International Journal of STEM Education. 10 22 p.

‘A role model is like a mosaic’: reimagining URiM students’ role models in medical school

Spaans Isabella, de Kleijn Renske, Seeleman Conny, Dilaver G 2 Jun 2023, In: BMC Medical Education. 23

Once the best student always the best student? Predicting graduate study success using undergraduate academic indicators: Evidence from research masters’ programs in the Netherlands

Kurysheva Anastasia, Koning Nivard, Fox Christine, van Rijen HVM, Dilaver Gönül 27 Jul 2022, In: International Journal of Selection and Assessment. 30 , p. 579-595 17 p.

The added value of signal detection theory as a method in evidence-informed decision-making in higher education:A demonstration

Kurysheva Anastasia, van Ooijen-van der Linden Linda, van der Smagt Maarten, Dilaver Gönül Nov 2021, In: Frontiers in Education. 7 , p. 1-12

Keuzevrijheid voor master studenten: van last tot lust:Een workshopserie om individuele ontwikkeling en bewustwording te stimuleren

Bouwmeester Rianne, Goubitz Shirrinka, Lumens Mieke, Ramakers Geert, K Scager, Dilaver G Oct 2020, In: Onderzoek van Onderwijs. 49 , p. 12 16 p.

How do admission committees select? Do applicants know how they select? Selection Criteria and Transparency at a Dutch University.

Kurysheva Anastasia, van Rijen HVM, Dilaver G Dec 2019, In: Tertiary Education and Management volume. 25 , p. 367–388 22 p.

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