dr. U. (Ulviye) Isik

dr. U. (Ulviye) Isik

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dr. U. (Ulviye) Isik
  • Bachelor Degree Course Biomedical Sciences



Ulviye studied Health Sciences at VU University in Amsterdam. In 2019 she finished her PHD research on motivation of ethnic minority students in medical education. During her PhD she also worked as a tutor for bachelor 1 medical students at Amsterdam UMC. Because of her interest in education, she continued working as a staff member at the department Quality, Policiy and Innovation and Research in Education. She coordinated the Student Teaching Qualification course for master medical students. Now she works as a researcher on the USO project (at UMC Utrecht) focusing on diversity and inclusiveness among students in order to create a safe and inclusive learning environment.  

Research Output (6)

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

“As an ethnic minority, you just have to work twice as hard.” Experiences and motivation of ethnic minority students in medical education.

Isik Ulviye, Wouters Anouk, Verdonk Petra, Croiset Gerda, Kusurkar Rashmi A. Jul 2021, In: Perspectives on Medical Education. 10 , p. 272-278 7 p.

“What kind of support do I need to be successful as an ethnic minority medical student?” A qualitative study.

Isik Ulviye, Wouters Anouk, Croiset Gerda, Kusurkar Rashmi A. Jan 2021, In: BMC Medical Education. 21 , p. 1-12

The role of study strategy in motivation and academic performance of ethnic minority and majority students: a structural equation model

Isik Ulviye, Wilschut Janneke, Croiset Gerda, Kusurkar Rashmi A. 1 Dec 2018, In: Advances in Health Sciences Education. 23 , p. 921-935 15 p.

Factors Influencing Academic Motivation of Ethnic Minority Students: A Review

Isik Ulviye, El Tahir Omaima, Meeter Martijn, Heymans Martijn W., Jansma Elise P., Croiset Gerda, Kusurkar R.A. 27 Jun 2018, In: SAGE OPEN. 8

Motivation and academic performance of medical students from ethnic minorities and majority: a comparative study

Isik Ulviye, Wouters Anouk, ter Wee Marieke M., Croiset Gerda, Kusurkar Rashmi A. 28 Nov 2017, In: BMC Medical Education. 17

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