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

Member of the European Association for Forensic Entomology

Member 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., (2017)A Methodology for Recovering Invertebrate Specimens from Deteriorated Gum Chloral Mountant Media, Entomologists Monthly Magazine,15 (2) 117-119

Chick, A.I.R., (2017) A Simple method of obtaining dark-ground illumination for the examination of entomological specimens. Bull amat. Ent.Soc.76 March 20-22

Chick, A.I.R., (2016) Some records of Aphodiini (Scarabaeidae) on carrion. The Coleopterist25:3 111-113

Chick, A.I.R., (2016) Technical Note: A Specimen measuring device for the stereo microscope. The Quekett Journal of Microscopy 42 719-72

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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