- Sally has research interests in organozirconium chemistry, the study of organic reaction mechanism, synthesis of endofullerenes, and research data management.
- She has participated in many cross-disciplinary and collaborative projects, and her publication record is available online via Web of Science Researcher ID: B-8325-2009 or ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2219-3635.
Sally graduated from University College London with a 1st class MSci (Hons) degree before moving to the University of Southampton to study for a PhD in organozirconium chemistry which she completed in 2003. Following postdoctoral positions at the Universities of Sussex and Southampton, Sally has been appointed to senior teaching and research fellowship roles in Southampton since 2007. She is a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.