Katherine Sanders

Dr, BSc PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M309), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Completed a BSc (Hons) and PhD at the University of Western Australia. Kathy Sanders was appointed lecturer in Anatomy & Human Biology in 2002.

Funding overview

Funding has come from an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant, the Raine Medical Research Foundation and The University of Western Australia Small Grants Scheme.


Kathy Sanders' research focuses on human reproduction with a particular emphasis on the impact of psychosocial and energetic stress on fertility and the outcome of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), and the stress buffering effect of supportive social relationships. Psychosocial aspects of donor conception is also an area of focus.
Other research examines the influence of family composition and resources on child survival and growth in rural Timor-Leste.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Research expertise keywords

  • Assisted reproductive technology
  • Fertility
  • Human biology
  • Human fertility
  • Psychosocial stress and fertility
  • Reproductive biology
  • Stress and fertility


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