2020 CSCRC. Cyber Risks of COVID-19 Response: Risks, Mitigations and Interventions of Mass Remote Working during the COVID-19 Outbreak.
2018 - 2019 Solicitors Regulation Authority. Understanding susceptibility to dubious investment schemes. Lead by the Behavioural Insights Team. Co-investigator: Monica Whitty.
2018 - 2019 Head of Schools Fund SANCTUARY. Social, humAn, aNd CuTUural aspects of physical And cybeRsecuritY. $15,000. Thematic cluster, University of Melbourne.
2018-2021 EPSRC (Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security, Round 2 competition) £906,693 People Powered Algorithms for Desirable Social Outcomes. Principle Investigator: Dunc Hodges. Co-investigators: wB Jones, Debbie Ashenden, Oliver Buckley. Lizzie Cole-Kemp, International Investigator: Monica Whitty.
2018-2019 Consumer Policy Research Centre. $100,000 CAMP: Consumer’s Anonymity Measuring Project. Lead: Suelette Dreyfus. Co-investigators: Monica Whitty, Shanton Chang, Jeannie Paterson & Andrew Clausen.
2017-2019 Melbourne Networked Society Institute & ACE Cyber Security Centre, The University of Melbourne $59,000.00 (AUD) Staying safe online: An examination of the effectiveness of e-safety websites. Chief Investigator: Prof Monica Whitty. Co-investigators: Dr Scott Wright, Dr Wonsun Shin, & Dr Suelette Dreyfus.
2016-2018 EPSRC (Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security competition) £1,063,851.40 DAPM: Detecting and Preventing Mass-Marketing Fraud (MMF). Principle Investigator: Monica Whitty. Co-investigators: Awais Rashid, Mike Levi, Gianluca Stringhini, Anglea Sasse & Tom Sorell.
2016-2017 National Cyber Security Centre, part of GCHQ in collaboration with RISCS UNDERWARE (UNDERstanding West African culture to pRevent cybercrimEs). Principle Investigator: Monica Whitty. Co-investigators: Tim Watson, Carsten Maple, Tom Sorell £31,800.
2016-2017 Centre for the Protection of the National Infrastructure £255,936 Corporate Insider Threat Detection: Cyber Security Insider and Out – follow on project. Principal Investigator: Sadie Creese. Co-investigators: Michael Goldsmith, Monica Whitty & David Upton.
2016-2017 College of Policing £555,673 Establishment of an Economic Crime Isomorphic Learning Centre. Principal investigator: Alix Newbold, City of London Police. Co-Is: Mark Button, Mike Levi & Monica Whitty.
2016-2017 ESRC £299,634.20 Ways of Being in a Digital Age: A Systematic Review Principal investigator: Simeon Yates. Co-investigators: Adam Joinson, Ann Light, Simon Maskell, Michael Pidd, Claire Taylor, Claire Townsend, Vishanth Weerakkody, Bridgette Wessels, & Monica Whitty.
2016 USAILS Expert Witness for sentencing for romance scam criminal in USA.
2016 Norton. £1,500. Broken Hearts Project
2015 Cyber security, Netherlands £3,000 Guest lectures on cyber security for the Netherlands, University of Twente.
2015 Nine Lives Media £1,000 Advising on migration fraud for documentary.
2014 National Fraud Authority £2,000 Online security campaign: Assisting with the development of an online security campaign targeted at mothers about their family’s online security.
2014 dstl £15,000 Cybersecurity project
2014 dstl £3,000 Cybersecurity project
2013 Technology Strategy Board £49,460 mTrust: A low cost inclusive m-commerce solution for high street and online trusted traders. Principal Investigator: John Weightman. Co-investigators: Tony Allen, Monica Whitty & David Brown. (£6,360 to Leicester).
2012-2015 Centre for the Protection of the National Infrastructure £1.6 million. Corporate Insider Threat Detection: Cyber Security Insider and Out Principal Investigator: Sadie Creese. Co-investigators: Monica Whitty, David Upton, Min Chen, Michael Goldsmith and Michael Levi. (£301,439 to Leicester)
2012-2013 ESRC (follow on grant) (ES/J010863/1) £96,931.01 Development of the online romance scam toolkits for the public sector. Principal Investigator: Monica Whitty. Co-investigator: Tom Buchanan.
2012 ESCON Expert Meeting Scheme €8,050 Principal Investigator: Dr roger Giner-Sorolla. Co-investigators: Dr. Friederike Eyssel, Dr. Tobias Greitmeyer, Professor Mark Griffiths, Dr. Tilo Hartmann, Dr. Maria-Paola Padadino, Professor Jochen Peter, Dr. David Smahel, Mr Brian Spisak, Dr. Jeroen Vaes, Professor Mark van Vugt & Professor Monica Whitty.
2011-2015 EPSRC (EP/J004995/1) £1,905,242.39 SID: An exploration of super identity. Principal investigator: Dr. Sarah Stevenage. Co-researchers: Monica Whitty, Sue Black, Sadie Creese, Richard Guest, Danae Stanton, Steve Saxby & Bill Pike. (£363,101 to Leicester).
2011 National Media Museum £1,080 Providing advise for Gallery on the history and the impact of the Internet.
2011 Heartbroker $2,000 (USD) Providing advise for a new online dating company.
2010-2011 ESRC (RES-000-22-4022) £99,442 An examination of the online romance scam. Principal Investigator: Monica Whitty. Co-investigator: Tom Buchanan. [awarded the top grade of ‘outstanding’].
2010 SIS (Stimulating Innovation for Success) £9,951 Learning more about human behaviour with regards to IT monitoring and security of data. Principal Investigator: Monica Whitty. Co-investigator: Andy Kayes (Nexor Ltd).
2009-2010 Nuffield £3,897 Are there morals in cyberspace? A pilot study examining the psychological consequences of engaging in certain behaviours in MMORPGs. Principal Investigator: Monica Whitty. Co-investigator: Garry Young.
2009 Match.com £20,000 Lovegiest project. Principal investigator: Monica Whitty, Co-investigators: Tom Buchanan
2009 Expert Witness (Colorado, USA). £12,000 Expert witness on internet sexual offending case.
2008 British Academy (conference support grant) £200 Deception and Trust on Online Dating Sites paper presented at Conference on Computer Human Interaction, Florence. Presenter: Monica Whitty
2008 Zoogin £1057.50 Assisting with the design of a dating programme.
2007-2008: eHarmony £156,301 Study of Marriage and the Internet. Principal Investigator: Professor Bill Dutton in the Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University. Co-investigators: Ellen Helsper & Monica Whitty.
2007-2008: Queen’s University Belfast (internal grant) £10,000 Eating behaviours of the elderly. Principal Investigator: Katherine Appleton, Queen’s University Belfast. Co-investigator: Monica Whitty
2007-2008 British Academy £6,274 Deception across Different modes of Communication Principal Investigator: Monica Whitty, Co-investigators: Tom Buchanan & Adam Joinson.
2007 Match.com £2,468 Internet Psychology and Online Dating. Principal investigator: Monica Whitty, Co-investigators: Mark Griffiths & Tom Buchanan. £2,468
2006: Surf Control £18,000 Trust and Risk in the Workplace.
2005 BPS (Visiting Fellows Scheme) £600 Nomination for Professor Brian Spitzberg to work with Monica Whitty at Queen’s University Belfast.
2005-2008 European Science Foundation Asperger’s Syndrome Package (ASP): Integration of eye tracking technology and an internet training package to assist children with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS). Primary Supervisor and writer of proposal: Monica Whitty
2003: Surf Control £7,000 Internet and Email in the Workplace Survey.
2003-2004 NSW crime Division: Criminology Research Council $42,000 (AUD) Cyberstalking Principal investigator: Monica Whitty, Co-investigators: John Biddewell, Vaughn Bowie.
2002 – 2003 UWS partnership grant with industry partner RSVP $15,580 (AUD) Love online: An examination of the progression of romantic relationships that initiate through An Australian Online Dating Agency.
2002 Surf Control $30,000 (AUD) Internet and email behaviour in the workplace.
2001 UWS (Initiative grant) $1,710 (AUD) Developing Teaching Materials for Blind Students.
2001 Surf Control $10,000 (AUD) Opinions on privacy and surveillance in Australian workplaces.
2000 UWS (Nepean Equity grant) $5,000 (AUD) Subjects on Disk – enhancing student equity by providing portable subject materials. Principal investigator: Monica Whitty, Co-investigator: Ray Archee.
1999 UWS (Nepean Seed grant) $7,194 (AUD) Young Unemployed people’s hopes and dreams for the future.