Dr Andy Chick

Position: Associate Lecturer

College: College of Life & Natural Sciences

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Associate Lecturer

Research interests

Entomology, Specifically Forensic Entomology, Entomotoxicology and Entomological Microtechnique

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society

Fellow of the Linnean Society

Member of the Royal Microscopical Society

Memeber of the European Microscopy Society


PhD Forensic Entomology, Nottingham Trent University

MSc Forensic Science, Staffordshire University 

BSc (Hons) Environmental Biology, Nottingham Trent University

FdSc Biology, Nottingham Trent University

Recent publications

Select publications:

Chick , A.I.R., (2016) Insect Microscopy, Crowood Press, Wiltshire 128p

Chick, A.I.R., (2012) Sargus bipunctatus (Scopoli) (Diptera, Stratiomyidae) on carrion in Nottinghamshire, and some considerations for forensic entomology. Dipterists Digest (Second series) 19 (2) 162

Chick, A.I.R., (2011) A Modification of Farrants mountant for use in examining Carabid gut contents. Beetle news 3:3 October. 3 

Chick, A.I.R., Cassella J.P (2011) Gum Damar as a substitute for Canada Balsam in mounting media for microscopical specimens, Entomologists Monthly Magazine, 147 (2) 111-114

Chick, A.I.R., (2010) Carrion in: Chandler. P. (ed) A Dipterists Handbook Second Edition. AES publishing.  

Chick, A.I.R., (2010) A modification of Dionis Mountant as a substitute for Berlese Mountant. Entomologists Monthly Magazine. 146 (2) 117-118  

Chick, A.I.R., (2010) Collection of Coleoptera from carrion. Beetle News. 2:1 March. 2

Chick, A.I.R., (2010) Rhingia rostrata on carrion in Nottinghamshire. Hoverfly Newsletter 48, 8.  

Chick, A.I.R., (2009) Dermestidae as pests of cultured insects. The Coleopterist 18:3, 187.  

Chick, A.I.R., (2009) Aging of small carrion to collect Coleoptera in summer. Beetle News 1:3, October. 2

Chick A., Cassella J.P., Terrell-Neild C., (2008) A study of the effects of common insecticides on the colonisation and decomposition of carrion by invertebrates. Global Forensic Science Today - Issue 6: 18-26.


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