News articles tagged ‘Highlights’


Lockdown design: Which features of lockdowns are most important to Covid-19 experts?

March 2022 Research, Highlights, Covid-19

A 1000minds conjoint analysis survey was used to find out how Covid-19 experts feel about the relative importance of possible lockdown features in terms of how they are experienced. Read more »


Project involving 1000minds named Australasian Project of the Year 2021

March 2022 Climate change, Government, Highlights, Awards, Marketing research

1000minds played a key role in Dunedin City Council’s (DCC) and WSP’s St Clair to St Kilda Coastal Plan engagement project, which was awarded “Australasian Project of the Year”. Read more »


‘Noisy’ expert judgements

June 2021 1000minds, Health, Highlights

Daniel Kahneman’s latest book, "Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment", reveals the enormous variability – ‘noise’ – in experts’ judgements and recommends using criteria and weights for decision-making. Read more »


Electric or petrol/diesel? Which car would you choose?

June 2021 Environment, Climate change, Research, Highlights

1000minds was used to discover people’s preferences with respect to the relative importance of the main attributes associated with electric relative to petrol/diesel vehicles. Read more »


New tool to help prioritize people for COVID-19 vaccinations

January 2021 Health, Highlights

To support countries battling the pandemic, 1000minds has made available a tool to help with prioritizing people to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Read more »


New Zealand health agencies use 1000minds to develop a general surgery prioritization tool

October 2020 Health, Research, Highlights

1000minds was used to develop a national prioritization tool for elective general surgery in New Zealand, which could be applicable to other OECD countries. Read more »


1000minds helps doctors prioritize COVID-19 patients for intensive care and hospitalization

September 2020 Health, Research, Highlights

1000minds was used to create an online tool for prioritizing Covid-19 patients for intensive care (e.g. respirators, life support) if ICUs are overwhelmed. Read more »


A new online tool for creating personal and social EQ-5D-5L value sets

January 2020 Health, Research, Highlights, 1000minds

Research results for a new online tool based on 1000minds for creating personal and social EQ-5D-5L value sets, for measuring people's health-related quality of life, is reported. Read more »


App to assist drinkers with wine selection

September 2019 1000minds, Highlights

1000minds was used to create the weights for the algorithm at the heart of wine-tasting app Wine inMind, available from Apple's App Store, for people to rate wine themselves. Read more »


Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) in healthcare decision-making

April 2019 Health, Research, Highlights

A survey article about the use of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (including 1000minds) for health sector decision-making appeared in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. Read more »


Managing our fresh water: what are the options?

April 2019 Highlights, Environment

For it's 60th anniversary the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) conducted a survey using 1000minds to illustrate the choices New Zealand might have to make on fresh water policy. Read more »


Paul Hansen's Inaugural Professorial Lecture

September 2018 1000minds, Highlights

"Choices are the hinges of destiny.” (Pythagoras, c. 500 BC)... Can we help people make better ones? Join Paul for his Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Read more »


1000minds used to prioritize drug-resistant bacterial infections to guide R&D into new antibiotics

September 2017 Health, Research, Highlights, 1000minds

The World Health Organization used 1000minds to create a Priority Pathogens List (PPL) of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to support R&D into new and effective drugs. Read more »


New SLE criteria under development: A joint effort of the ACR and EULAR

August 2017 Health, Research, Highlights, 1000minds

1000minds was used to create a new set of criteria for classifying systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a potentially severe autoimmune disease. Read more »


MeenyMo – powered by 1000minds – launched!!!

July 2016 1000minds, Highlights

1000minds has released meenymo.com – a FREE web app for everyday decision-making, powered by 1000minds technology. Read more »


What do New Zealanders want from their retirement income policies?

July 2015 Government, Research, Highlights

The New Zealand Treasury used 1000minds to explore the preferences of a sample of 1066 New Zealanders concerning retirement income policies. This paper won the NZ Economic Policy Prize. Read more »


A problem solved – Country-Wide magazine

February 2013 Agriculture, 1000minds, Highlights

A Problem Solved – an article in Country-Wide magazine, February 2013, about a New Zealand-created software program, 1000minds, going global. Read more »


A new framework for prioritizing health technologies

January 2013 Research, Health, News releases, Highlights

The Value for Money Chart is a framework for health technology prioritization to help policymakers consider benefits, costs, evidence and 'X-factors'. Read more »


Geo-Engineering Implications: An Interactive Workshop

September 2010 Research, Climate change, Highlights

The Royal Society of New Zealand is conducting an interactive workshop on Geo-Engineering with the assistance of Philip Boyd, University of Otago, and Franz Ombler, 1000minds. Read more »


Computer may prioritize certain health basket drugs

September 2009 Health, Government, Highlights

New software developed in New Zealand and improved in Israel may be used in choosing medications for the health basket. Read more »


Monetary policy preferences

January 2009 Research, Government, Highlights

1000minds is used to reveal central bankers’ monetary-policy preferences with respect to tradeoffs between inflation and GDP volatility, interest rates and exchange rates. Read more »


NBR Special Report: Dunedin: University star rates 'let's get in and do it'

October 2007 1000minds, Highlights

Paul Hansen is something of a rock star in Dunedin's academic and entrepreneurial communities. Read more »


Sharpening up to woo US national security

May 2006 1000minds, Highlights

The owners of an award-winning software program that aids decision-making by ranking user preferences is trying to crack the growing US homeland security market. Read more »


Asian Innovation Awards: contenders stress different ways of thinking

September 2005 Our awards, Highlights

Point Wizard [1000minds] is one of six finalists for the Global Entrepolis@Singapore Award, presented by The Asian Wall Street Journal in association with the Economic Development Board of Singapore. Read more »