On October 21st, 2003, the Canada Research Chairs Program, in collaboration with the UQO, has proceed to the official lauching of the Clinical Cyberpsychology Research Chair (Junior). This high scale grant was given to the teacher and researcher Stéphane Bouchard, responsable for the clinical section of the Cyberpsychology Lab of UQO. A total of 500 000$ for 5 years (renewable), allowed the team to expand and by high-tech equipment. It also allowed to develop new treatments programs in virtual reality for anxiety disorders and other related problems. Thanks to the team's hard work, the Clinical Cyberpsychology Research Chair has been renewed in 2009 and in 2016 has a Senior chair wich allows a total of 1.4M$ for 7 years (renewable).
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The Chairholder, Stéphane Bouchard, during his presentation at the launching of the research chair in 2003. The UQO members can be proud to be represented by devoted researchers that are very passionate about their work. From all UQO's personel and the Cyberpsychology Lab team: CONGRATULATIONS STÉPHANE!
Stéphane receives the official document confirming the reception of the research Chair signed by former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien. From left to right: Mr. René Durocher (former executive director of the Canada Research Chair Program), Mrs. Manon Harvey (vice-president of Finances for the Canada Foundation for Innovation), Mr. Francys White (former UQO rector), Stéphane Bouchard (Chairholder), Mr. Marcel Proulx (Hull-Gatineau deputee).

Stéphane Bouchard with two of his former Doctoral interns (psychology), Julie St-Jacques (left) et Micheline Allard (right). Among his numerous responsibilities, Stéphane Bouchard supervise clinical interns in psychology at the UQO, U. de Sherbrooke, UQÀM and the University of Ottawa.

Here is part of the Lab's team celebrating the Reasearch chair launching and the promising future of the Lab. From left to right : Christine Valin (CHPJ Anxiety disorder clinic's secretary), Micheline Allard (Doctorate intern), Serge Larouche (therapist), Geneviève Robillard (research project coordinator), Julie St-Jacques (Doctorate intern) et Daniel Howe (volunteer).

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