2014 - Level 5 Diploma Ambulance Practice, St John Ambulance
1991 - MSc Earth Science–Seismology, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
1985 - BSc Geophysics, Tel Aviv University
Ms Lahav-Jones spent six years carrying out research at the Scripps Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP), recording and analyzing seismic data from the Pacific Ocean floor and developing underwater seismic observation instruments. She was also involved in oceanographic tectonic research, mapping the Lau Basin (SW Pacific) and deep-ocean dredging on Scripps’ research vessels. She took part in field work with the Geodynamic Project in Sumatra, examining crustal motion in Indonesia.
Ms Lahav-Jones joined the St John NZ ambulance service in 2011, serving as a First Response frontline ambulance officer and, since gaining her Level 5 Diploma in Ambulance Practice, as an Emergency Medical Technician. She is currently enrolled in Paramedicine courses at the Auckland University of Technology.
Ms Lahav-Jones is a full-time science editor based in New Zealand. She uses her background in emergency medicine, math, physics, and geology, as well as her technical knowledge, to edit manuscripts in a wide range of fields in the clinical, earth, and environmental sciences. Ms Lahav-Jones joined Edanz Group as an editor in 2011.