Edyth Parker

  • PhD Candidate Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge University
  • University of Cambridge, MPhil Epidemiology


Edyth holds a BSc in Biotechnology from the University of the Western Cape and a BMedSci Honours degree in Infectious Disease and Immunology from the University of Cape Town. Apart from science, Edyth is passionate about civic education and political participation. She previously served as project manager for InkuluFreeHeid, a NGO seeking to deepen democracy and enhance social cohesion in South Africa. Edyth hopes to pursue a career as a public health researcher, uniting science and public service.