Websites for research institutions

Unlock the full potential of academic discovery with a bespoke website designed to showcase the brilliance and breakthroughs of your research institution.

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How we help research institutes

At Butterfly, our team is dedicated to developing websites for research institutions that are rooted in human-centred design and uncompromising accessibility. We understand that your website is a gateway to the world of discovery, and our expertise ensures it is both welcoming and navigable for all users. By prioritising inclusive design, we ensure that your digital presence speaks to every visitor, reflecting your institution’s commitment to excellence and innovation in research. 

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Studies show that user-friendly website design can increase user engagement by up to 200%
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Web accessibility opens doors to the 15% of the global population who experience some form of disability
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Beautiful Design & Information Architecture

Your research deserves a platform where complexity meets clarity, and that’s where our expertise shines. Our agency crafts websites with beautiful, human-centred designs that prioritise the user experience. We meticulously structure information architecture to ensure that your audience can navigate through vast research data with ease, allowing for an intuitive journey that aligns with the way users think and work.

Website Accessibility & WCAG Compliance

In a world where inclusivity can no longer be an afterthought, our websites stand as paragons of accessibility. We rigorously adhere to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), ensuring that your website is accessible to all, including those with disabilities. By embracing WCAG compliance, we not only open your research to a wider audience but also affirm your commitment to inclusivity and legal compliance.

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Robust Security with Hosting and Support

The security of your data is paramount, especially in the field of research. Our web development services extend beyond design and functionality, incorporating robust security measures that protect your institution’s valuable work. With secure hosting and ongoing support, we offer peace of mind, safeguarding your content against digital threats and ensuring your online presence is reliable and trustworthy.

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Who we work with

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Our partnership with Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre resulted in an award-winning website, acclaimed for its exceptional information architecture that enhances user experience and seamlessly guides visitors through a comprehensive landscape of cancer research and treatment options.

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We collaborated closely with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute to design a beautiful, user-centred website that reflects their dedication to paediatric research and invites engagement from researchers, participants, and the broader community.

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Sphere CRE

In collaboration with SPHERE Centre of Research Excellence, we meticulously crafted a WCAG-compliant website that marries aesthetic appeal with accessibility, ensuring that every visitor can access vital health research information with ease.

Research institutions sectors

Butterfly specialises in creating bespoke digital solutions that cater to the diverse needs of the research community, constructing intuitive, accessible, and secure websites that amplify the impact and reach of institutes across all sectors of research.

  • Healthcare and Medical Research
  • Biotechnology and Genetic Research
  • Environmental and Ecological Research
  • Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Education and Learning Sciences:
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Why choose Butterfly for your digital accessibility project?

Winning 64 industry awards over 15 years speaks volumes about our standards, performance, and achievements. We’re honoured to be invited to be a member of the Board of the Australian Web Industry Association. Our team is highly experience at working to ensure websites have a exceptional user experience, have robust security and meet the WCAG guidelines.

  • we’re experts at accessibility and WCAG compliance
  • our Australian team is locally based for high-quality, real-time support
  • we have extensive experience working with many of the research institute sectors

Speak to one of our digital experts

Ready to elevate your research institute’s digital presence? Speak to one of our digital experts today and embark on a journey to transform your online platform into a beacon of discovery.