The American Educational Research Association (AERA) awarded Diana Dolmans the AERA Fellowship on November 8, 2021

The AERA Fellows program honours education researchers for their exceptional contributions to, and excellence in, education research. The prestigious award is given to highly meritorious scholars widely known for their exceptional contributions in education research. Congratulations Diana.

View Diana’s video clip that was shown during the virtual induction ceremony of the 2021 AERA Fellows

Dr. Diana Dolmans is an educational scientist whose foundational and ongoing research on problem-based learning is internationally recognized. The scientific director for the Interuniversity Centre for Educational Sciences in the Netherlands, Dr. Dolmans examines the science behind problem-based learning, with a particular focus on key success factors for student and teacher learning in innovative curricula within higher education.

She is a leader in the health professions research community, has been published in numerous high-impact journals such as Academic Medicine, and is the associate editor of Advances in Health Sciences Education. She has served on the Best Evidence Medical and Health Professional Education Review Committee, as well as on the Faculty Development Committee for the Association for Medical Education in Europe, and is a frequent presenter at high-profile international conferences. Dr. Dolmans has made significant and lasting scientific contributions to the study of problem-based learning and its implementation across the globe.