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Information for Researchers

The CRIS team have developed a number of resources to support researchers at all stages of their CRIS project.

Introduction to Using CRIS

Matthew Broadbent, the CRIS Clinical Informatics Lead, gives researchers an introduction to the development and use of CRIS in this video:



The CRIS team can provide training for researchers using CRIS. Please contact the CRIS Administrator for more information on

CRIS Drop In  

If you are using CRIS for a research study and would value advice and support, or simply want to find out more about CRIS and the study support we offer, then come along to our next CRIS Drop In morning on Wednesday 31st July 2024, 9am-12pm, in the BRC Hot Desk room (M3.04) at the Centre for Translational Informatics, 3rd Floor, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience.


The downloadable guides below offer practical information about access and approval for CRIS, the service provided by the CRIS team, and the requirements for researchers using CRIS for Consent 4 Contact (C4C) projects:

CRIS NLP Applications Library

See our CRIS NLP Applications Library page to find a document containing the details and performance of over 80 NLP applications relating to the automatic extraction of mental health data from the EHR that we have developed and currently routinely deployed through our NLP service.

Visit the NLP Applications Library page