Sarah has been awarded her PhD from the Australian National University, where she investigated the stable water isotope record of a new ice core in East Antarctica, the Mount Brown South ice core. Prior to undertaking her PhD, Sarah worked for the ice core group at the British Antarctic Survey, and completed a MSc in Chemical Oceanography at the University of Victoria, Canada, and a BSc in Geology from Victoria University of Wellington. Sarah is currently working as a Research Officer for Prof. Nerilie Abram at the Australian National University, and will shortly be commencing a post-doc at the University of Bern in Switzerland.