Applied Research Innovation and Service Evaluation (ARISE)

About us

The aim of ARISE is to undertake research that has a positive impact upon the health and lives of the people of Liverpool and beyond.

ARISE is a unique partnership between the University of Liverpool and Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust (website:

ARISE is committed to continuous improvement via collaborative partnership working with policy makers, clinicians, service users and academics to ensure our research has impact and public benefit.

The majority of the work conducted under the umbrella of ARISE fits within one of the following three priorities established by Mersey Care’s Centre for Perfect Care (CfPC) (website: reflecting both National and local priorities for mental health care.

The remaining workstreams are either service user informed or collaborative projects which support the aim of ARISE.

ARISE is keen to extend their collaborative partnerships and welcomes

expressions of interest from institutions, organisations and individuals.