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Ecologists create new tool for scoring biodiversity of private gardens

A new tool to rate gardens on their level of biodiversity could have key implications for building more ecologically sustainable cities in an increasingly urbanized world.

Ecologists create new tool for scoring biodiversity of private gardens

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

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.

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

Australasian Project of the Year – 2021

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”.

Australasian Project of the Year – 2021

New tool to assess the wellbeing of lion cubs in the wildlife tourism industry

Managers of controversial wildlife interaction facilities, such as lion farms and petting zoos, can use the tool to assess if cubs are cared for in an ethical way.

New tool to assess the wellbeing of lion cubs in the wildlife tourism industry

How does 1000minds differ from machine learning?

Despite the ‘intelligence’ demonstrated by machine learning algorithms, blindly trusting them can lead to dangerous decision-making. How does the 1000minds PAPRIKA method relate to machine learning?

How does 1000minds differ from machine learning?

‘Noisy’ expert judgments

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

‘Noisy’ expert judgments

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

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.

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

1000minds offers $2000 scholarships

1000minds is proud to offer two $2000 USD scholarships each year to post-graduate students worldwide for research projects involving decision-making or conjoint analysis.

1000minds offers $2000 scholarships

1000minds decision-making course available on GoSkills

The course compiles our tutorial videos, packaged together with exercises and quizzes to help you learn how to use 1000minds to make reliable and effective decisions.

1000minds decision-making course available on GoSkills

What do people look for when donating to international charities?

Participants were presented a 1000minds conjoint analysis survey with the goal of figuring out which characteristics matter most when donating money to international charities.

What do people look for when donating to international charities?

Webinar: How to fairly and efficiently allocate scarce resources in the health sector

1000minds is excited to offer a new webinar for health professionals, administrators, and policy-makers based in the western hemisphere

Webinar: How to fairly and efficiently allocate scarce resources in the health sector

How health experts developed a prioritization tool for intensive care under Covid-19

1000minds was used to rapidly develop a decision-support tool for prioritizing Covid-19 patients for admission to intensive care units (ICUs).

How health experts developed a prioritization tool for intensive care under Covid-19

How legalization of the rhino horn trade could impact rhino welfare

Legalizing the trade in rhino horn could be beneficial for the welfare of rhinoceros, a study using 1000minds shows.

How legalization of the rhino horn trade could impact rhino welfare

New tool to help prioritize people for Covid-19 vaccinations

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

New tool to help prioritize people for Covid-19 vaccinations

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Paul Hansen’s Inaugural Professorial Lecture

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

Paul Hansen’s Inaugural Professorial Lecture

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

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.

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

1000minds helps World Health Organization prioritize deadliest diseases

Created using 1000minds, the World Health Organization published a list of antibiotic-resistant diseases to help prioritize R&D into new antibiotics globally.

1000minds helps World Health Organization prioritize deadliest diseases

A problem solved – Country-Wide magazine

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

A problem solved – Country-Wide magazine

What degree should you go for?

New Zealand company Graduate Factory has come up with a solution to one of the most important decisions in a person's life: What should you major in at university?

What degree should you go for?

The implications of geoengineering schemes for New Zealand

Next week around 40 scientists and policymakers will meet in Wellington to familiarise themselves with the principles behind geoengineering.

The implications of geoengineering schemes for New Zealand

Sheep and plant breeding objectives

The power of 1000minds is that farmers can use it to reveal otherwise hidden factors that have a significant impact on profit and they can then focus selection more on these traits.

Sheep and plant breeding objectives

Treatment-priority survey

If you had to rank 14 health treatments ranging from hip replacements to drugs for erectile dysfunction according to their benefit or value to society, how would you do it?

Treatment-priority survey

Computer may prioritize certain health basket drugs

New software developed in New Zealand and improved in Israel for choosing medications for the health basket.

Computer may prioritize certain health basket drugs

TUANZ announces Innovation Awards finalists

1000minds is a finalist for the TUANZ Education Award 2009.

TUANZ announces Innovation Awards finalists

New tools to help decision-makers get better value-for-money

New features in 1000minds help the private sector and government decision-makers get better ‘value-for-money’ when allocating scarce resources across competing alternative uses.

New tools to help decision-makers get better value-for-money

New software could improve democratic input

Air quality is one of the major concerns people have concerning a $300 million cement plant being built at Weston, near Oamaru, according to information being gathered by Ngaio Fletcher.

New software could improve democratic input

Course choices made easier with software

Otago Choice (based on 1000minds technology) launched at Otago University to help students choose subjects to major in.

Course choices made easier with software

NBR Special Report: Dunedin: University star rates ”let’s get in and do it“

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

NBR Special Report: Dunedin: University star rates ”let’s get in and do it“

1000minds wins a Consensus Software Award

1000minds wins a Consensus Software Award

1000minds wins a Consensus Software Award

1000minds – finalist innovation

1000minds is a finalist for the 2006 Westpac Otago Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.

1000minds – finalist innovation

Valid, transparent & fair decision-making processes for access to elective health care

Deciding who gets publicly-funded heart surgery is difficult but the use of world-class internet based software is providing a fairer system for patients.

Valid, transparent & fair decision-making processes for access to elective health care

More kudos for innovative software

1000minds, a program designed at the School of Business to help people and organizations make optimum decisions, continues to reap awards.

More kudos for innovative software

Sharpening up to woo US national security

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.

Sharpening up to woo US national security

Can’t make up your mind? Ask Point Wizard

1000minds at the Asian Wall St Journal's Asian innovation awards, Asia's premier honour for individuals and companies whose ideas improve the quality of life or productivity.

Can’t make up your mind? Ask Point Wizard

Neck-to-neck fight for the GES Awards 2005

The finalists for the Global Entrepolis @ Singapore award come from distinctly different backgrounds but have one thing in common – they either improve business productivity or the quality of life.

Neck-to-neck fight for the GES Awards 2005

Asian Innovation Awards: contenders stress different ways of thinking

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.

Asian Innovation Awards: contenders stress different ways of thinking

Winner! Tuanz Healthcare Award 2005

Point Wizard [1000minds] won the 2005 TUANZ Healthcare Award.

Winner! Tuanz Healthcare Award 2005

Wizard development

Announcing a new software program designed to provide more accurate rankings of alternatives or individuals and better decision-making.

Wizard development

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