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Blagovesta Dimitrova

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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research,
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences,
1. Tzar Osvoboditel blv., 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria

GSM: +359888702838

Curriculum vitae

Date and place of birth:
25 March 1996, Sofia, Bulgaria


2022-present - PhD student at IBER - BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria. Topic: Effects of pesticides on amphibian species from water bodies with different levels of anthropogenic interference in Central Bulgaria

2017-2019 - MSc in Evolution, Ecology and Systematics from the Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany. Master thesis: "Counteracting deceptive partners: exploring the role of previous experience on female mate choice"

2014-2017 - BSc in Zoology, Dept. of Life Sciences at the University of Nottingham, England, UK. Bachelor thesis: "A morphological phylogeny of the Limacoidea sensu lato (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora)"

2009-2014 - The American College of Sofia, Bulgaria

Knowledge and Skills:
Languages: English - excellent; German - very good

Computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Paint; Adobe (Acrobat Reader, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator); Java (FigTree); Tree Explorer; RCommander; SigmaPlot; JMP; ArcGIS.

Driving license: Category B

ResearchGate profile:

Research interests

Conservation biology, evolutionary ecology, behavioural ecology


Lukanov, S., Lazarkevich, I., & Dimitrova, B. (2021). Persistent winter activity in Triturus ivanbureschi Arntzen & Wielstra, 2013 (Amphibia: Caudata). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, (July), 1–6.


Ecosystem Research, Environmental Risk Assessment and Conservation Biology
Community Ecology and Conservation Biology


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