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Katrin Dimitrova



2018—2019 Master of Science Biodiversity and Conservation (1st) Trinity College of Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland
2013—2017 Bachelor of Science (Honours) Animal Biology (2:1) Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland, United Kingdom
2009—2013 George Byron Private Language High School, Varna, Bulgaria with English Language and Spanish Language

Languages: English (C1) and Spanish (A2)

Work experience

June—September 2020: Research station manager of Tabachka Bat Research Station ran by the Sensory Ecology Group, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
6 June—24 August 2020: Scientific consulting and animal handling for Supernatural Planet filming of mouse-eared bats and bush crickets in Tabachka, Bulgaira
12—18 May / 4—12 June 2020: Ornithology field assistant in Dicon Group Ltd, Sofia, Bulgaria
September—October 2019: Field assistant in Tabachka Bat Research Station ran by the Sensory Ecology Group, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
September 2017—June 2018: Editor of an interactive educational platform for students in a secondary level of education in Chemistry and Biology in Soft Systems Ltd, Varna, Bulgaria

Additional experience

Volunteer in Durankulak Bird ringing camp, Bulgaria
Organizer of the International Bat Night in Varna, Bulgaria
Participant in the Erasmus+ project Little seeds in Yalova, Turkey
Volunteer as a group guide in the campaign Free of plastic at the ship Rainbow Warrior III for the NGOs Greenpeace Bulgaria and Za zemyata
Volunteer (translator) in Public Environmental Center for Sustainable Development (PECSD)
Trainee in the Institute of Fish Resources, Varna, Bulgaria
Volunteer in Varna Zoo, Bulgaria

Training courses

Participant in a training course for monitoring of Alpine chamois in Bulgaria
Participant in the training course Green education for a green generation in Copenhagen, Denmark


The king of the night, Bansko Mountain Film Fest — 19.11.2019, Bansko, Bulgaria


Dimitrova, K., 2017. Animals at the extremes: Adaptations of endothermic mammals to hot and cold environments. — Bulgarian Science, ISSN:1314-1031.