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Dr Sharon Saunders is a Development Consultant at the University of Cambridge supporting 3000+ postdocs/research staff. Her own career story spans two continents and she has held a number of academic, consultancy and learning & development roles in the higher education, health and voluntary sectors. Sharon has a degree in History and Politics, a MSc in Human Resource Management and a PhD from Griffith Business School, Griffith University in Australia.

Sharon is based in the Researcher Development Programme (RDP) where she designs, delivers and evaluates a range of training and development activities for research staff and students. She also provides consultancy advice and support across the University of Cambridge. You can contact Sharon by email at