Adrian Semmelink

MSc Student

Bio

Adrian is a M.Sc. student interested in why resource users adopt ‘best’ management practices and how these adoption rates might be increased. Under the supervision of Dr. Kai Chan he explores how social norms and regulations influence the adoption of land stewardship practices in agriculture. Adrian graduated from UBC with a dual degree in Environmental Sciences (Hons.) and Sociology. Previously, he worked in agriculture in South Africa and British Columbia. Adrian has also worked as a field assistant on research projects investigating bird song in the Pacific North West, and spider socialization in Ecuador. Most recently he has served as a research assistant on systematic reviews of environmental assessments and ecosystem services for the Connecting Humans and Natural Systems (CHANS) Lab.