Ms Zlatomira Ilchovska

School of Education

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School of Education
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT, United Kingdom

Ms Zlatomira Ilchovska is interested in bilingualism, language switching, cognitive and brain functioning of bilinguals. Currently pursuing in parallel a PhD in Psychology at the University of Birmingham. Advocating for Open Scholarship.


  • MSc in Evolution of Language and Cognition, University of Edinburgh
  • MSc in Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions, University of Warwick
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”


Research interests:

  • Bilingualism
  • Cognitive functioning in bilingualism
  • Brain functioning and structure in bilingualism
  • Open Scholarship


  • Baum, M. A.*, Hart, A.*, Elsherif, M. M., Ilchovska, Z. G., Moreau, D., Dokovova, M., LaPlume, A. A., Krautter, K., & Staal, J. (in press). Research without borders: How to identify and overcome potential pitfalls in international large-team online research projects. In SAGE Research Methods Cases.
  • Ilchovska, Z. G. & Culbertson, J. (2019). The learnability of evidential systems in the case of L1 Bulgarian and L2 English. In A. Gattnar, R. Hörnig, M. Störzer & S. Featherston (Eds.), Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence 2018: Experimental data drives linguistic theory. Tübingen: University of Tübingen.

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