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Behavioral activation for children and adolescents: a systematic review of progress and promise (2018)
Journal Article
Martin, F., & Oliver, T. (2019). Behavioral activation for children and adolescents: a systematic review of progress and promise. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 28(4), 427-441. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-018-1126-z

© 2018, The Author(s). Behavioral activation (BA) effectively treats depression in adults, and shows promise in treating anxiety. Research into its application to children and adolescents is emerging. This review aimed to explore thescope of studies,... Read More about Behavioral activation for children and adolescents: a systematic review of progress and promise.

The 2015 qualitative election study of Britain (2017)
Journal Article
Winters, K., Carvalho, E., & Oliver, T. (in press). The 2015 qualitative election study of Britain. Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2(1), 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1163/24523666-01000007

Related data set “Qualitative Election Study of Britain, 2015” with DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-8117-1 in repository “UK Data Service”. The Qualitative Election Study of Britain (QESB) is the first (and only) qualitative longitudinal dat... Read More about The 2015 qualitative election study of Britain.

Can the directly elected mayoral model deliver? Innovation, limitation and adaptation: Lessons from the City of Bristol (2017)
Book Chapter
Oliver, T. (2017). Can the directly elected mayoral model deliver? Innovation, limitation and adaptation: Lessons from the City of Bristol. In D. Sweeting (Ed.), Directly Elected Mayors in Urban Governance Impact and Practice, 35-52. Policy Press

This chapter analyses the position of a directly elected mayor as a mechanism to deliver transformative change to local government in England. Through a narrative exploration of the trajectory of mayoral governance in the City of Bristol, analysis in... Read More about Can the directly elected mayoral model deliver? Innovation, limitation and adaptation: Lessons from the City of Bristol.

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet: Nomenclature and CPD frameworks at UWE (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Barker, J. (2016, June). A rose by any other name would smell as sweet: Nomenclature and CPD frameworks at UWE. Poster presented at Learning for all Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

This poster presentation aims to outline the issues of nomenclature (award titling) in the University of the West of England exploring the possibility of the existing Engineering Career Capability Framework (ECCDF) postgraduate awards adopting the Sh... Read More about A rose by any other name would smell as sweet: Nomenclature and CPD frameworks at UWE.

What difference do directly elected mayors make? A panel discussion (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Janke, B., Harrison, B., Sweeting, D., Oliver, T., & Ayres, S. (2015, November). What difference do directly elected mayors make? A panel discussion. Presented at Thinking Futures: What difference do directly elected mayors make?

Thinking Futures festival discussion (part of ESRC Festival of Social Science), convened by the University of Bristol exploring the success of the Directly Elected Mayor model. Panel Abstract: Strengthening city leadership by introducing directly... Read More about What difference do directly elected mayors make? A panel discussion.

The importance of political parties in county government (2015)
Book Chapter
Copus, C., Sweeting, D., & Oliver, T. (2015). The importance of political parties in county government. In X. Bertrana, B. Egner, & H. Heinelt (Eds.), Policy Making at the Second Tier of Local Government in Europe: What is Happening in Provinces, Counties, DĂ©partements and Landkreise in the On-Going Rescaling of Statehood?, 163-178. Routledge

The chapter examines the organisation, activities and impact of party politics on the role of the county councillor as an elected representative. It will examine the way county councillors respond to party group demands for their loyalty and the way... Read More about The importance of political parties in county government.

Communicating, campaigning and curating: Interrogating councillors’ use of Twitter in the City of Bristol (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Oliver, T. (2015, March). Communicating, campaigning and curating: Interrogating councillors’ use of Twitter in the City of Bristol. Presented at Local Politics 4 - Different with Digital: Scenarios for a Rewired Local Democracy

Social Media as a communication platform represents a novel and growing space for individuals and groups as well as state and non-state actors. The value of digital data to political parties has resulted in the proliferation of digital products which... Read More about Communicating, campaigning and curating: Interrogating councillors’ use of Twitter in the City of Bristol.

Dr Thom Oliver on the challenge for the Lib Dems at #PSA15 (2015)
Digital Artefact
Oliver, T. (2015). Dr Thom Oliver on the challenge for the Lib Dems at #PSA15

Dr Thom Oliver (Oxford Brookes) discusses the election challenges for the Liberal Democrats at the PSA Annual Conference in Sheffield. https://soundcloud.com/politicalstudiesassociation/dr-thom-oliver-on-the-challenge-for-the-lib-dems

Assessing the directly elected mayoral model in Bristol: An empirical investigation of the contrasting definitions of the role of a directly elected mayor (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Oliver, T. (2014, September). Assessing the directly elected mayoral model in Bristol: An empirical investigation of the contrasting definitions of the role of a directly elected mayor. Paper presented at Policy & Politics conference 2014: The challenges of leadership and collaboration in the 21st Century

When Bristol’s first directly elected mayor Independent George Ferguson was sworn in during a ceremony at Brunel’s historic Temple Meads station he asserted “I believe today we have voted for a new way of doing things.” Now into second year of his te... Read More about Assessing the directly elected mayoral model in Bristol: An empirical investigation of the contrasting definitions of the role of a directly elected mayor.

Have mandate, will travel: The developing roles of the councillor above and below the council house (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Oliver, T. (2013, September). Have mandate, will travel: The developing roles of the councillor above and below the council house. Paper presented at Policy & Politics Conference: 'Transforming Policy & Politics: The Future of the State in the 21st Century'

The modern councillor lives in an era of complex local governance operating in multiple arenas and networks rather than purely through old-style national/local government structures. The Localism Act (2011) offers no respite from the challenges to th... Read More about Have mandate, will travel: The developing roles of the councillor above and below the council house.

Making the business case, female quotas in Business: Discourses and logics (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Oliver, T. (2013, March). Making the business case, female quotas in Business: Discourses and logics. Paper presented at 63rd Political Studies Association Annual International Conference: 'The Party's Over?'

The recent review conducted by Lord Davies (BIS, 2011) on Women on Boards received over 2,654 responses to the call for evidence from a broad range of academic, corporate and practitioners sources. The report whilst stressing that boards be made of... Read More about Making the business case, female quotas in Business: Discourses and logics.

Categorising NEDs: An exploration of the factors which inform the adoption of different conceptions of representation & accountability amongst non-executive directors, an early discussion (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Oliver, T. (2012, May). Categorising NEDs: An exploration of the factors which inform the adoption of different conceptions of representation & accountability amongst non-executive directors, an early discussion. Paper presented at Joint International Research Conference: Oxford Brookes University Faculty of Business and Burgundy School of Business

Debates emerging from the financial crisis have called into question both current ownership models and present accountability mechanisms as the optimum mechanism with which to provide oversight, challenge and scrutiny of the actions of corporate boar... Read More about Categorising NEDs: An exploration of the factors which inform the adoption of different conceptions of representation & accountability amongst non-executive directors, an early discussion.

Representation in the appointed state: The case of councillors in the West Midlands Regional Assembly (2011)
Thesis
Oliver, T. Representation in the appointed state: The case of councillors in the West Midlands Regional Assembly. (Thesis). University of Birmingham. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/964969

The rise of indirectly elected institutions, such as the West Midlands Regional Assembly, has democratic implications for notions of accountability, legitimacy and representation. The representative function of these bodies must be explicitly fulfill... Read More about Representation in the appointed state: The case of councillors in the West Midlands Regional Assembly.

Ghost runs: Management and status assessment of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) returning to British Columbia's central and north coasts (2008)
Journal Article
Price, M. H., Darimont, C. T., Temple, N. F., & MacDuffee, S. M. (2008). Ghost runs: Management and status assessment of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) returning to British Columbia's central and north coasts. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 65(12), 2712-2718. https://doi.org/10.1139/F08-174

The management of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) populations, which are spatially distributed across thousands of waterways in coastal British Columbia, Canada, presents considerable challenges to resource managers. We evaluated the efficacy of s... Read More about Ghost runs: Management and status assessment of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) returning to British Columbia's central and north coasts.

Adipose fin condition and flow regime in catfish (2008)
Journal Article
Temple, N. F., & Reimchen, T. E. (2008). Adipose fin condition and flow regime in catfish. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 86(9), 1079-1082. https://doi.org/10.1139/Z08-086

Based on recent evidence suggesting a hydrodynamic function of the small adipose fin in salmonids to turbulent flow conditions, we test for associations between presence and absence of the adipose fin and flow regime in Siluriformes, one of the large... Read More about Adipose fin condition and flow regime in catfish.

Hydrodynamic and phylogenetic aspects of the adipose fin in fishes (2004)
Journal Article
Reimchen, T. E., & Temple, N. F. (2004). Hydrodynamic and phylogenetic aspects of the adipose fin in fishes. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 82(6), 910-916. https://doi.org/10.1139/Z04-069

The adipose fin on fishes is a highly conserved and enigmatic, small, non-rayed fin that has persisted from the Mesozoic on some basal teleosts such as salmonids. Using juvenile steelhead, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792), ranging from 5 to 18 cm... Read More about Hydrodynamic and phylogenetic aspects of the adipose fin in fishes.