Fitzsimmons, J. M. 2013. How consistent are trait data between sources? A quantitative assessment. Oikos. 122: 1350-1356 [abstract from journal's website]
Fitzsimmons, J. M. 2012. Local species trading cards: an activity to encourage scientific creativity and ecological predictions from species’ traits. Journal of Natural History Education and Experience. 6: 10-15. [article from journal's website - open access (i.e., free)]
Bertram, S. M., V. L. M. Rook, J. M. Fitzsimmons, and L. P. Fitzsimmons. 2011. Fine- and broad-scale approaches to understanding the evolution of aggression in crickets. Ethology 117: 1067-1080. [abstract from journal's website] [phylogenetic tree used in analyses in Nexus format] [pdf]
Burke, R. J., J. M. Fitzsimmons, and J. T. Kerr. 2011. A mobility index for Canadian butterfly species based on naturalists’ knowledge. Biodiversity and Conservation 20:2273-2295. [abstract from journal's website] [the mobility index (referred to as File S3 in paper)] [pdf]
I created a popular series of video tutorials on how to do basic biology statistics and graphs in Microsoft Excel. I created these as Lab Coordinator at Carleton University.
Fitzsimmons, J. M. 2013. Dinosaur Train [TV series review]. Canadian Field-Naturalist 127: 91-93.
Cartwright, C. and J. M. Fitzsimmons. 2012. Software review: SWIFT birding software. Ontario Field Ornithologists News 30: 5.
Fitzsimmons, J. M. 2007. "Maggot: CSI." Article published on www.genomicseducation.ca, solicited by GenomeBC.
Fitzsimmons, J. M. Sept 2006. Science and Environment articles in the monthly newspaper The Windsor Scoop