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Phoebe Sanders

PhD Student

About Research

Phoebe graduated from the University of Oxford in 2009 with an MA (Oxon) in Experimental Psychology, before spending four years working in human resources. During this time Phoebe completed a diploma in HR Management with the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, and was also certified as an executive coach.

Phoebe returned to academia to study for an MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Portsmouth University in 2014, and joined St Mary's as a PhD student the following year.


Research

Phoebe's research is focused on the psychosocial needs of amputee patients within the first year of recovery, in partnership with Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton. She is also undertaking the British Psychological Society's stage 2 qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology, and works as a sport psychology graduate intern with British Shooting.

Phoebe also contributes to teaching at St Mary's within research methods, skill acquisition, and sport psychology.