Publications & Interviews

Many Torontonians are parking their cars in favour of bikes. Here’s why. Interview by Lex Harvey, Toronto Star (December 2023).

Streets where people triumph over traffic. Interview by Abdul Matin Sarfraz, Canada’s National Observer (December 2023).

Ottawa Now – Should Ottawa issue a blanket ban for right turns on red lights? Interview by Kristy Cameron, 580 CFRA (November 2023).

Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher, UofT data scientist, explains to Moore In The Morning why Toronto should ban right turns on red, a proposal many US cities are considering. Interview by John Moore, Newstalk 1010 (November 2023).

Data Science with Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher. Interview by Robert Zaichkowski, Two-Wheeled Politics Blog (October 2023).

Ontario’s Waterford and Turkey Point as cycling destinations? Three generations of this Toronto family gave it a try. Interview by Janet Hurley, Toronto Star (September 2023).

Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher, University of Toronto data scientist and cycling enthusiast, tells Moore In The Morning how Toronto could and should pedestrianize streets like Montreal, which has been a boon for businesses there. Interview by John Moore, Newstalk 1010 (September 2023).

Car-free streets in downtown Montreal took ‘political guts.’ Can Toronto do the same? Interview by Lex Harvey, Toronto Star (September 2023).

Between road issues, construction and planning decisions, research looks at why it’s so hard to bike around Toronto. Interview by Piya Chattopadhyay, CBC Metro Morning (May 2023).

Shifting gears: How data science led Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher from studying germ models to bike lanes. Interview by Adina Bresge, UofT News (May 2023).

M. Bonsma-Fisher and S. Goyal.
Dynamics of immune memory and learning in bacterial communities. eLife 12:e81692 (2023).

Outspoken Cyclist Podcast. Interview by Diane Jenks (December 2022).

This couple turned a bike into a train for Hallowe’en and it’s really something. Matt Hansen, Canadian Cycling Magazine (2022).

Bike Talk Podcast – Slow Jams. Interview by Nick Richert (July 2022).

City urged to get wheels in motion for its own bike-sharing program. Interview by Giacomo Panico, CBC (June 2022).

Riding an electric cargo bike year-round in Ottawa. Interview by Eugenie Waters, Manor Park Chronicle, March-April 2022, page 17.

Women in STEM: Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher. Interview by Javiera Gutierrez Duran, The Varsity (2019).

L. W. Johnston, M. Bonsma-Fisher, J. Ostblom, A. R. Hasan, J. S. Santangelo, L. Coome, L. Tran, E. Sales de Andrade, S. Mahallati.
A graduate student-led participatory live-coding quantitative methods course in R: Experiences on initiating, developing, and teaching. The Journal of Open Source Education, 2(16), 49 (2019).

M. Bonsma-Fisher, D. Soutiere, S. Goyal.
How adaptive immunity constrains the composition and fate of large bacterial populations.  PNAS (2018). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1802887115. Full text PDF

Mind the gender gap: Women in STEM. Interview by Carmen Wong, Emerge Magazine (2018).

NSERC recognizes U of T research into self-driving cars and microbial ticking time bombs in our bodies. Interview by Sean Bettam, UofT News (2017).

Vermeyden, X. Ma, J. Lavoie, M. Bonsma, U. Sinha, R. Laflamme, K. J. Resch.
Experimental test of environment-assisted invariance. Physical Review A, 91, 012120 (2015).

Vermeyden*, M. Bonsma*, C. Noel, J.M. Donohue, E. Wolfe, K. J. Resch.
Experimental violation of three families of Bell inequalities. Physical Review A, 87, 032105 (2013).

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