Dr Vonne Maria van Heeswijk

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Professional Teaching Fellow

Teaching | Current

Graduate Teaching Assistant for CHEMMAT 121 - Materials Science

Distinctions/Honours

  • Awarded the 2017 Rob Johnston Award from the Spine Society of Australia at the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting for best paper presented by a surgical trainee or junior research scientist.
  • Awarded the 2016 Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society PhD student Award at the 22nd Annual Scientific meeting for best presentation.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • van Heeswijk, V. M., Thambyah, A., Robertson, P. A., & Broom, N. D. (2018). Does an Annular Puncture Influence the Herniation Path?: An In Vitro Mechanical and Structural Investigation. Spine, 43 (7), 467-476. 10.1097/brs.0000000000002336
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42729
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ashvin Thambyah, Neil Broom
  • van Heeswijk, V. M., Thambyah, A., Robertson, P. A., & Broom, N. D. (2017). Posterolateral disc prolapse in flexion initiated by lateral inner annular failure: An investigation of the herniation pathway. Spine, 42 (21), 1604-1613. 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002181
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/43984
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ashvin Thambyah, Neil Broom
  • van Heeswijk, V. M. (2017). The regional susceptibility of the intervertebral disc to mechanically induced disruption and herniation The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/37538
  • Thambyah, A., van Heeswijk, V. M., van Donkelaar, C. C., & Broom, N. (2015). A microstructural study of load distribution in cartilage: A comparison of stress relaxation versus creep loading. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, 201510.1155/2015/952879
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ashvin Thambyah, Neil Broom

Contact details

Primary office location

2-6 PARK AVENUE - Bldg 529
Level 1, Room 119A
2-6 PARK AVE
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand