The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is a UK-wide partnership between government, charity and industry, which promotes co-operation in cancer research. They work closely with the most well-known cancer charities in the U.K. to help strategise and promote research.
Their annual conference’s web presence hadn’t changed much since it began, and needed updating to not only look better, but to encourage better social integration, networking between scientists, and to have a searchable index of over 1,000 academic scientific abstracts. And much more besides.
This job was about design, user experience, information architecture, social media, and a lot of database integration in the background.
Suffice to say, I enjoyed it a lot.
Technologies used: WordPress, PHP, HTML, CSS, MySQL, Photoshop
I spent a day on site with the team to really understand who they are, what their core messages are, and who their audience is. With that knowledge not only was I able to create a website they love, but also a communications plan to help them continue to use it to not only grow this year’s conference, but also their community.
And building your community pays off for a long time to come.