Nir Eliav main interest lies in the way we observe and understand natural phenomena. Nir researched the way Goethe worked in science, and the philosophy of phenomenology. Nir is currently working on a PhD. thesis on the contribution of Joshua Margolin to the advancement of natural sciences in Israel under the British Mandate, 1917-1947.
In the last 20 years Nir is mostly into teaching the natural sciences to children, youth and teacher students, and instructing field trips and observations in natural phenomena. Nir first degree is from The Hebrew University, Faculty of Agriculture, from 1984. Nir finished his second degree in Haifa University in 2009. Nir's thesis title was: "Trust, Organizational Learning, and Distributed Leadership as Predictors of Student Achievement: A Time-lagged Investigation".