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Efriyan Krishkov


Last update: 16.11.2020

Freelance Scientific English-Language Editor | Copyediting | Research Proposal Evaluation |

Graduation: not provided
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Can be negotiated depending on the job
Languages: Bulgarian (Native or Bilingual) | English (Limited professional) | Russian (Limited professional)



I was a researcher for 10 years (while a Ph.D. candidate, 1998 - 2008) with over 30 scientific and more than 200 non-scientific (applied) papers published during that period. I am also a co-author of a few books, technologies, manuals, and an author of and participant in a large number of research projects. I have been working as an academic writer and editor for more than 15 years now. For several years, I have successfully cooperated with many science editing companies and private or institutional clients (ESL, editing the writing of authors who are not native English speakers) from China, Hong Kong, India, Taiwan, UK, and the USA. 
Generally, the main subjects (mostly biomedical) I am most familiar with include but are not limited to:

- Agriculture;
- Biology, Health, and Medicine;
- Genetics and Biotechnology; 
- Ecology;
- Plant Nutrition and Agricultural Chemistry;
- Soil Science, Soil Management, Soil Fertility;
- Food Safety;
- Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture;
- Agronomy;
- Environmental Science;
- Farming Systems;
- Plant Science, Environmental science, etc. (a larger list is provided at the bottom of the message).

Please find below links to my scientific articles and my LinkedIn profile:

P.S. Additional fields in which I have performed editing (a larger and more comprehensive list):

Medicine: Family Practice, General Practice; Nutrition, Occupational Medicine, Ophthalmology, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Social Work, Agriculture, Biochemistry, Biological Chemistry, Biological Systematics, Biotechnology, Cancer Research, Cardiovascular Biology, Cell Biology, Conservation Biology, Developmental Biology, Developmental Genetics, Drug Discovery, Ecology, Entomology, Genetics, Genomics, Immunology, Industrial Microbiology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Epidemiology, Mycology, Parasitology, Pharmacology, Plant Science - cellular/morphological, Plant Science - molecular/genetics, Proteomics, Stem Cell Biology, Structural Biology, Systems Biology, Taxonomy, Other Biology, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Catalysis, Chemical Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Food Science, Inorganic Chemistry, Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Other Chemistry, Atmospheric Science/Climate,  Forestry, Economics, etc.

Project history

• Helping non-native English-speaking authors of scientific manuscripts improve the English language and overall quality of their papers and increase the chances of successful submission and publication; 

• Experienced in English-Language Editing (ESL) / Copyediting / Proofreading of Academic/Scientific Manuscripts/Articles and Evaluation of Research Funding Proposals in Natural Sciences, Life Sciences, Environmental and Biomedical Sciences, etc.;

• Researcher, Ph.D. Candidate (1998 - 2008): Plant Science, Horticulture, Agricultural Chemistry, Soil Science, Plant Nutrition and Fertilization, Environmental Sciences. Experienced in data collection, analysis, interpretation, and communication of experimental results. Published 32 scientific (scholarly) papers and more than 200 popular applied articles during the aforementioned period. 

• Member of the Editorial Boards of several scholarly journals. External expert evaluator of environmental and biomedical research proposals with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the German Federal Government, German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Participated in the implementation of the European Common Agricultural Policy and EU funding - monitoring, evaluation, and control. 

Time and spatial flexibility

Prefer remote/online work

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