I have produced a number of scientific publications over the years, primarily in the areas of Forensic (carrion) entomology and entomological microtechnique. Many of which I can provide as pdf files upon request.


Chick, A.I.R. and Andrews, L., (2018) On the choice of microscope for the study of British Pseudoscorpions. Newsl, Br. Arachnol. Soc 142 

Chick, A.I.R., (2018) The Tullgren Funnel, Bull. amat. Ent. Soc. 77 June 130

Chick, A.I.R. and Andrews, L.,  (2017) Pseudoscorpions, an understudied and ideal microscopic study organism, The Quekett Journal of Microscopy 43 131-134

Chick, A.I.R. and Dye, A., (2017) Apis mellifera (Linnaeus, 1761) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) on carrion, a note of the behaviour and a review of the literature. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation  129 (6) 311-312 

Chick, A.I.R., (2017) Creating three dimensional, orientable, temporary invertebrate slides for photomicrography, Bull. amat. Ent.Soc.76 September 156-157

Chick, A.I.R., (2017) A Methodology for Recovering Invertebrate Specimens from Deteriorated Gum Chloral Mountant Media, Entomologists Monthly Magazine,153 (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., (2017) Revisiting the slide guide card. Microbe hunter 55 12-13

Chick, A.I.R., (2017) A simple bench-top slide oven. Microbe hunter 55 14-15

Chick, A.I.R., (2016) Some records of Aphodiini (Scarabaeidae) on carrion. The Coleopterist. 25:3 111-113

Chick, A.I.R., (2016) Technical Note: A Specimen measuring device for the stereo microscope. The Quekett Journal of Microscopy 42 719-721 

Chick, A.I.R., (2016) Insect Microscopy. The Crowood Press, Wiltshire http://www.crowood.com/details.asp?isbn=9781785002014

Chick, A.I.R., (2014) Tools for micro-dissection. Microbe hunter 4(10) 4-5 

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., (2012) A review of the Offord x20 Microscope. Micscape 197. March.

Chick, A.I.R., (2012) Powered USB hubs, uses for the microscopist. Micscape 197. March.

Chick, A.I.R., (2011) The mounting of mites (Acari) in modified Dioni's mountant. Micscape 194. December 

Chick, A.I.R., (2011) A Golden Age for Amateur Microscopy? Micscape 193. November 

Chick, A.I.R., (2011) A Review of Essential Oils as clearing agents for natural history specimens. Microbehunter 1(11) 4-5 

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., (2011) The simple dissection microscope: A quick and easy substitute, Micscape 186. April.

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.I.R., (2009) Commonly used chemicals for the Coleopterist and where to find them. Beetle News 1:2, July. 5.

Chick, A.I.R., (2009) Vivarium heat mats: a few suggested uses for the Coleopterist. Beetle News 1:1, March. 4. 

Chick, A.I.R., (2008) Some novel suggestions for the collection and study of Diptera from carrion, Bulletin of the Dipterists Forum [65] 24-26.

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 6: 18-26.