Dr Margje van de Wiel (M.W.J.)

Margje van de Wiel is assistant professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience at Maastricht University. Her research focuses on professional learning, workplace learning, professional decision making, expertise development, and learning in higher education. She has a special interest in medical expertise and the role gut feelings play in diagnostic reasoning, as well as in teacher development. She teaches courses on Learning and Human Resources. She is coordinator of the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) at her faculty  and Maastricht University, and currently chair of WUO, where representatives of the Dutch research universities discuss development of teaching staff. She received her Ph.D. at Maastricht University for her dissertation on medical expertise development in 1997. She obtained a Master degree in Cognitive Psychology at the Radboud University Nijmegen in 1991.