Monica Whitty

Director of UNSW Institute for Cyber Security (IFCYBER)
Professor

Professor Monica Whitty is the Director of the UNSW Institute for Cyber Security, where she also holds a Professorship in Human Factors in Cyber Security. She is a member of the World Economic Forum Cyber Security Centre and was a member of the WEF Cyber Security Global Futures Committee. Her work uniquely considers the psychological aspects of cyber security.

Prof Whitty's academic career began in Australia before moving to the UK (2003) and then returning home to Australia (2018). In the UK she worked for universities in the Russell Group (Queen's University, Belfast; University of Warwick), and The 1994 Group Universities (Unversity of Leicester). In Australia, she previously worked at the University of Melbourne before commencing her post at UNSW in 2020. Professor Whitty has worked in a GCHQ accredited Cyber Security Centre in the UK and has held an honorary post at the University of Oxford at the Oxford Martin School and the Oxford Internet Institute, and an honorary Professorship at the Institute of Royal Holloway, University of London. Monica has extensive experience in leading large interdisciplinary, international teams on funded projects.

Monica is the author of over 100 articles and 5 books. She is a leading expert on cyber fraud (esp. romance scams), identities created in cyberspace, online security risks, behaviour in cyberspace, insider threat, as well as detecting and preventing deception, such as cyberscams and mis/disinformation (drawing from psychological and social science theories and methods ).

 

Submissions to Government
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Bennett Moses L; Johns F; Land L; Vaile D; Zalnieriute M; Yastreboff M; Zhao S; de Sousa T; Whitty M, 2021, Submission into Inquiry into Data Availability and Transparency (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3807026
2021
Bennett Moses L; Zalnieriute M; Nicholls R; Yastreboff M; Di Marco B, 2021, Submission to Inquiry into Draft Critical Infrastructure Asset Definition Rules, https://www.academia.edu/48960008/Submission_to_Inquiry_into_Draft_Critical_Infrastructure_Asset_Definition_Rules
2021
Preprints
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Suarez-Tangil G; Edwards M; Peersman C; Stringhini G; Rashid A; Whitty M, 2019, Automatically Dismantling Online Dating Fraud
2019
Books
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Young G; Whitty MT, 2012, Transcending taboos: A moral and psychological examination of cyberspace, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203126769
2012
Whitty M, 2012, Love letters, Oxford University Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199561803.013.0003
2012
2008, Mediated Interpersonal Communication, Routledge, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203926864
2008
Whitty MT; Joinson A, 2008, Truth, lies and trust on the internet, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203938942
2008
Whitty MT; Baker AJ; Inman JA, 2007, Preface, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182
2007
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8
2006
Book Chapters
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Yates SJ; Ling R; Robinson L; Brooks C; Joinson A; Whitty M; Carmi E, 2020, 'ESRC review: Communication and relationships', in The Oxford Handbook of Digital Technology and Society, pp. 221 - 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190932596.013.8
2020
Yates SJ; Townsend L; Whitty M; Rice RE; Carmi E, 2020, 'ESRC review: Health and well-being', in The Oxford Handbook of Digital Technology and Society, pp. 57 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190932596.013.3
2020
Yates SJ; Ling R; Robinson L; Brooks C; Joinson A; Whitty M; Carmi E, 2020, 'ESRC Review', in , Oxford University Press, pp. 219 - 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190932596.013.8
2020
Yates SJ; Townsend L; Whitty M; Rice RE; Carmi E, 2020, 'ESRC Review', in , Oxford University Press, pp. 55 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190932596.013.3
2020
Whitty MT, 2015, 'Online Dating', in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition, pp. 212 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.95089-X
2015
Creese S; Hodges D; Jamison-Powell S; Whitty M, 2013, 'Relationships between Password Choices, Perceptions of Risk and Security Expertise', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 80 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39345-7_9
2013
Whitty MT, 2013, 'Online Romantic Relationships', in The Social Net, Oxford University Press, pp. 62 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0004
2013
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2013, 'Taking the good with the bad: Applying Klein’s work to further our understandings of cyber-cheating', in Handbook of the Clinical Treatment of Infidelity, pp. 103 - 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J398v04n02_10
2013
Whitty MT, 2013, 'The Internet and Its Implications for Children, Parents and Family Relationships', in Contemporary Issues in Family Studies: Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 262 - 274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118320990.ch18
2013
Young G; Whitty M, 2012, 'Coping with offline prohibited actions in gamespace: A psychological approach to moral well-being in gamers', in Psychology of Morality, pp. 35 - 60
2012
Whitty MT, 2012, 'Internet Infidelity: A Real Problem', in Internet Addiction, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 191 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118013991.ch11
2012
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2012, 'Cyber-harassment in the workplace', in Workplace Violence: Issues, Trends, Strategies, pp. 248 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781843926924
2012
Whitty M, 2012, 'Love letters: The development of romantic relationships throughout the ages', in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199561803.013.0003
2012
Minnerup G; Solberg P, 2010, 'Introduction', in Minnerup G; Solberg P (ed.), First World, First Nations Internal Colonialism and Indigenous Self-Determination in Northern Europe and Australia, edn. Original, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton, pp. 1 - 21
2010
Whitty MT, 2010, 'E-Dating', in Electronic Services, IGI Global, pp. 1376 - 1389, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-61520-967-5.ch085
2010
Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Misery loves company Emotional and practical support online', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 33 - 44, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Let's talk about me, me, me Self-disclosure on the internet', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 9 - 18, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Developing trust in online counselling', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 131 - 141, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Whitty MT, 2009, 'Investigating Internet Relationships', in Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition, IGI Global, pp. 2249 - 2253, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-026-4.ch356
2009
Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Cheating with a mouse Internet infidelity', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 85 - 96, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900008&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
2009
Whitty MT, 2009, 'E-Dating', in Social Networking Communities and E-Dating Services, IGI Global, pp. 278 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-104-9.ch016
2009
Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Truth, Lies and Trust on the Internet Concluding thoughts', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 143 - 145, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900013&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Whitty M, 2009, 'Technology and hurt in close relationships', in Feeling Hurt in Close Relationships, pp. 400 - 416, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511770548.020
2009
Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Truth, Lies and Trust on the Internet Introduction', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 1 - +, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Cyberstalking and harassment Violating trust', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 109 - 118, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'The role of truth in relationship formation online', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 19 - 31, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
2009
Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Short, light and ugly Misrepresentation of the self in online dating sites', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 73 - 84, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Whitty MT, 2009, 'Internet Dating', in Encyclopedia of Human Relationships, SAGE Publications, Inc., http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412958479.n285
2009
Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Online research, ethics and the candid participant', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 45 - 53, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
2009
Whitty M, 2008, 'The joys of online dating', in Mediated Interpersonal Communication, pp. 234 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203926864
2008
Whitty MT, 2008, 'E-dating: The five phases on online dating', in Social Networking Communities and E-Dating Services: Concepts and Implications, pp. 278 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-104-9.ch016
2008
Whitty MT; Fisher WA, 2008, 'The sexy side of the internet: An examination of sexual activities and materials in Cyberspace', in Psychological Aspects of Cyberspace: Theory, Research, Applications, pp. 185 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511813740.009
2008
Whitty M, 2008, 'Peering into Online Bedroom Windows', in Information Security and Ethics, IGI Global, pp. 3510 - 3524, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59904-937-3.ch236
2008
Graham A; Papatheodorou A; Forsyth P, 2008, 'Introduction', in Aviation and Tourism: Implications for Leisure Travel, pp. 1 - 4
2008
Whitty MT, 2007, 'Conclusion', in Online Matchmaking, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 197 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182_14
2007
Whitty MT, 2007, 'The Art of Selling One’s ‘Self’ on an Online Dating Site: The BAR Approach', in Online Matchmaking, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 57 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182_5
2007
Whitty MT; Baker AJ; Inman JA, 2007, 'Online Matchmaking Preface', in Whitty MT; Baker AJ; Inman JA (ed.), ONLINE MATCHMAKING, PALGRAVE, pp. VIII - IX, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000282325800001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2007
Whitty MT, 2007, 'The art of selling one's 'self' on an online dating site: The BAR approach', in Online Matchmaking, pp. 57 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182
2007
Whitty MT, 2007, 'Conclusion', in Online Matchmaking, pp. 197 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182
2007
Whitty MT, 2007, 'Introduction', in Online Matchmaking, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182_1
2007
Whitty MT, 2007, 'Manipulation of self in cyberspace', in The Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication: Second Edition, pp. 93 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203936849
2007
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'Characters and Archetypes in Cyberspace', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 153 - 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_8
2006
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'Playing at Love', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 56 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_3
2006
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'Deviance and Cyberspace', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 109 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_6
2006
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'Visions of the Future', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 171 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_9
2006
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'Cyber-Relationships, the Story so Far', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 1 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_1
2006
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'From Courtly Love to Cyber-Flirting', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 30 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_2
2006
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'Object Engagement and Dysfunctional Aspects of Relating Online', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 79 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_4
2006
Whitty MT, 2005, 'Ethical Implications of Investigating Internet Relationships', in Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, First Edition, IGI Global, pp. 1116 - 1120, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59140-553-5.ch196
2005
Whitty M, 2004, 'Peering into Online Bedroom Windows', in Readings in Virtual Research Ethics, IGI Global, pp. 203 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59140-152-0.ch011
2004
Whitty MT, 'E-Dating', in Advances in Social Networking and Online Communities, IGI Global, pp. 222 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60960-759-3.ch013
Meredith A; Whitty M, 'Social Judgements and Behaviour', in Essential Psychology: A Concise Introduction Essential psychology: A concise introduction, SAGE Publications Ltd, pp. 233 - 252, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446251461.n12
Conference Papers
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Ahmad A; Desouza KC; Whitty MT; Maynard SB; Kotsias J; Baskerville RL, 2021, 'Situation-awareness in cyber incident response: An exploratory case study', in International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2020 - Making Digital Inclusive: Blending the Local and the Global
2021
Debie E; Moustafa N; Whitty M, 2020, 'A Privacy-Preserving Generative Adversarial Network Method for Securing EEG Brain Signals', in IEEE World Congress on Computaional Intelligence (IEEE WCCI), 2020, IEEE, Glasgow, United kingdom, presented at IEEE World Congress on Computaional Intelligence (IEEE WCCI), 2020, Glasgow, United kingdom, 19 July 2020 - 24 July 2020
2020
Bellini R; Dell N; Whitty M; Bhattacharya D; Wall D; Briggs P, 2020, 'Crime and/or punishment: Joining the dots between crime, legality and HCI', in Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3334480.3375176
2020
Whitty M; Edwards M; Levi M; Peersman C; Rashid A; Sasse A; Sorell T; Stringhini G, 2017, 'Ethical and social challenges with developing automated methods to detect and warn potential victims of Mass-Marketing Fraud (MMF)', in 26th International World Wide Web Conference 2017, WWW 2017 Companion, ACM Press, pp. 1311 - 1314, presented at the 26th International Conference, 03 April 2017 - 07 April 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3041021.3053891
2017
Vallejos EP; Koene A; Carter CJ; Statache R; Adolphs S; O'Malley C; Rodden T; McAuley D; Binder J; Douglas K; Gleibs I; Whitty M; Betton V, 2015, 'Insights From a Workshop on Social Media Analysis and Mental Health: Putting People at the Centre of Human Data', in Mesquita A; Peres P (ed.), PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2ND EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA (ECSM 2015), ACAD CONFERENCES LTD, Polytechn Inst Porto, Sch Accounting & Adm, Porto, PORTUGAL, pp. 647 - 650, presented at 2nd European Conference on Social Media (ECSM), Polytechn Inst Porto, Sch Accounting & Adm, Porto, PORTUGAL, 09 July 2015 - 10 July 2015, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000404225700085&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2015
Whitty M; Doodson J; Creese S; Hodges D, 2014, 'Image choice to represent the self in different online environments', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 528 - 537, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07632-4_50
2014
Nurse JRC; Buckley O; Legg PA; Goldsmith M; Creese S; Wright GRT; Whitty M, 2014, 'Understanding insider threat: A framework for characterising attacks', in Proceedings - IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, pp. 214 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SPW.2014.38
2014
Nurse JRC; Legg PA; Buckley O; Agrafiotis I; Wright G; Whitty M; Upton D; Goldsmith M; Creese S, 2014, 'A critical reflection on the threat from human insiders - Its nature, industry perceptions, and detection approaches', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 270 - 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07620-1_24
2014
Creese S; Hodges D; Jamison-Powell S; Whitty M, 2013, 'Relationships between password choices, perceptions of risk and security expertise', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 80 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39345-7_9
2013
Meredith A; Griffiths M; Whitty M, 2008, 'Identity in Massively Multiplayer Online games: A qualitative pilot study', in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications and Services, iiWAS 2008, pp. 543 - 546, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1497308.1497406
2008
Whitty M, 2003, 'Logging onto love: An examination of men's and women's flirting behaviour both offline and on the Internet', in AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SOC, pp. 68 - 68, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000186983200290&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2003
Whitty M, 2002, 'Online infidelity: Is cybersex a "real" act of betrayal?', in AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SOC, pp. 135 - 135, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000178041900124&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2002
Whitty M, 2001, 'Tangled web of deceit: An examination of how open, supportive and honest men and women are in Chat Rooms', in AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SOC, pp. 133 - 133, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000202876001124&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2001
Datasets
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Whitty MT; McLaughlin D, 2012, Online Entertainment Survey, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/t13592-000
2012
Journal articles
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Walther JB; Whitty MT, 2021, 'Language, Psychology, and New New Media: The Hyperpersonal Model of Mediated Communication at Twenty-Five Years', Journal of Language and Social Psychology, vol. 40, pp. 120 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0261927X20967703
2021
Ahmad A; Maynard SB; Desouza KC; Kotsias J; Whitty MT; Baskerville RL, 2021, 'How can organizations develop situation awareness for incident response: A case study of management practice', Computers and Security, vol. 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2020.102122
2021
Whitty MT, 2021, 'Drug mule for love', Journal of Financial Crime, vol. ahead-of-print, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFC-11-2019-0149
2021
Moustafa N; Hassan M; Choo K-KR; Lynar T; Camtepe S; Whitty M, 2021, 'DAD: A Distributed Anomaly Detection system using ensemble one-class statistical learning in edge networks', Future Generation Computer Systems, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2021.01.011
2021
Suarez-Tangil G; Edwards M; Peersman C; Stringhini G; Rashid A; Whitty M, 2020, 'Automatically Dismantling Online Dating Fraud', IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 15, pp. 1128 - 1137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIFS.2019.2930479
2020
Whitty MT, 2020, 'Is There a Scam for Everyone? Psychologically Profiling Cyberscam Victims', European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, vol. 26, pp. 399 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10610-020-09458-z
2020
Whitty MT, 2019, 'Predicting susceptibility to cyber-fraud victimhood', Journal of Financial Crime, vol. 26, pp. 277 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFC-10-2017-0095
2019
Sorell T; Whitty M, 2019, 'Online romance scams and victimhood', Security Journal, vol. 32, pp. 342 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41284-019-00166-w
2019
Whitty MT, 2019, 'Who can spot an online romance scam?', Journal of Financial Crime, vol. 26, pp. 623 - 633, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFC-06-2018-0053
2019
Keatley DA; Sheridan L; Whitty MT, 2019, '“The road not taken”: Understanding and mapping complexity in threat assessment.', Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, vol. 6, pp. 198 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tam0000132
2019
Whitty MT, 2018, '419 - It's just a Game: Pathways to cyber-fraud criminality emanating from West Africa', International Journal of Cyber Criminology, vol. 12, pp. 97 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1467848
2018
Whitty MT, 2018, 'Developing a conceptual model for insider threat', Journal of Management and Organization, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jmo.2018.57
2018
Whitty MT, 2018, 'Do You Love Me? Psychological Characteristics of Romance Scam Victims', Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, vol. 21, pp. 105 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2016.0729
2018
Whitty MT; Doodson J; Creese S; Hodges D, 2018, 'A picture tells a thousand words: What Facebook and Twitter images convey about our personality', Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 133, pp. 109 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2016.12.050
2018
Whitty MT; Buchanan T, 2016, 'The online dating romance scam: The psychological impact on victims – both financial and non-financial', Criminology and Criminal Justice, vol. 16, pp. 176 - 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748895815603773
2016
Whitty MT, 2015, 'Mass-Marketing Fraud: A Growing Concern', IEEE Security and Privacy, vol. 13, pp. 84 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2015.85
2015
Whitty M; Doodson J; Creese S; Hodges D, 2015, 'Individual differences in cyber security behaviors: An examination of who is sharing passwords', Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, vol. 18, pp. 3 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2014.0179
2015
Whitty M, 2015, 'Correction: Individual Differences in Cyber Security Behaviors: An Examination of Who Is Sharing Passwords (Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (2015) 18, 1, (3-7))', Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, vol. 18, pp. 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2014.0179.cxn
2015
Whitty MT, 2015, 'Anatomy of the online dating romance scam', Security Journal, vol. 28, pp. 443 - 455, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/sj.2012.57
2015
Emanuel L; Neil GJ; Bevan C; Fraser DS; Stevenage SV; Whitty MT; Jamison-Powell S, 2014, 'Who am I? Representing the self offline and in different online contexts', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 41, pp. 146 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2014.09.018
2014
Buchanan T; Whitty MT, 2014, 'The online dating romance scam: causes and consequences of victimhood', Psychology, Crime and Law, vol. 20, pp. 261 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1068316X.2013.772180
2014
Whitty MT, 2013, 'The scammers persuasive techniques model', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 53, pp. 665 - 684, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azt009
2013
Millman C; Whitty M; Winder B; Griffiths MD, 2012, 'Perceived criminality of cyber-harassing behaviors among undergraduate students in the united kingdom', International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning, vol. 2, pp. 49 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/ijcbpl.2012100104
2012
Whitty MT; Buchanan T; Joinson AN; Meredith A, 2012, 'Not all lies are spontaneous: An examination of deception across different modes of communication', Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 63, pp. 208 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.21648
2012
Whitty MT; Buchanan T, 2012, 'The online romance scam: A serious cybercrime', Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, vol. 15, pp. 181 - 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2011.0352
2012
Young G; Whitty MT, 2011, 'Should gamespace be a taboo-free zone? Moral and psychological implications for single-player video games', Theory & Psychology, vol. 21, pp. 802 - 820, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0959354310378926
2011
Young G; Whitty M, 2011, 'Progressive embodiment within cyberspace: Considering the psychological impact of the supermorphic persona', Philosophical Psychology, vol. 24, pp. 537 - 560, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09515089.2011.556606
2011
Whitty MT; Young G; Goodings L, 2011, 'What i won't do in pixels: Examining the limits of taboo violation in MMORPGs', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 27, pp. 268 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2010.08.004
2011
Young G; Whitty MT, 2010, 'In Search of the Cartesian Self: An Examination of Disembodiment within 21st-Century Communication', Theory & Psychology, vol. 20, pp. 209 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0959354309345633
2010
Helsper EJ; Whitty MT, 2010, 'Netiquette within married couples: Agreement about acceptable online behavior and surveillance between partners', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 26, pp. 916 - 926, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2010.02.006
2010
Whitty MT; Buchanan T, 2010, 'What's in a Screen Name? Attractiveness of Different Types of Screen Names Used by Online Daters', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERNET SCIENCE, vol. 5, pp. 5 - 19, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000215335400002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2010
Young G; Whitty MT, 2010, 'Games without frontiers: On the moral and psychological implications of violating taboos within multi-player virtual spaces', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 26, pp. 1228 - 1236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2010.03.023
2010
Dutton WH; Helsper EJ; Whitty MT; Li N; Buckwalter JG; Lee E, 2009, 'The Role of the Internet in Reconfiguring Marriages: A Cross-national Study', Interpersona: An International Journal on Personal Relationships, vol. 3, pp. 3 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.5964/ijpr.v3isupp2.73
2009
Whitty MT; Buchanan T, 2009, 'Introduction', Interpersona An International Journal on Personal Relationships, vol. 3, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.5964/ijpr.v3isupp2.72
2009
Whitty MT; Buchanan T, 2009, 'Looking for Love in so many Places: Characteristics of Online Daters and Speed Daters', Interpersona: An International Journal on Personal Relationships, vol. 3, pp. 63 - 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.5964/ijpr.v3isupp2.76
2009
Whitty MT, 2008, 'Revealing the 'real' me, searching for the 'actual' you: Presentations of self on an internet dating site', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 24, pp. 1707 - 1723, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2007.07.002
2008
Whitty MT, 2008, 'Liberating or debilitating? An examination of romantic relationships, sexual relationships and friendships on the Net', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 24, pp. 1837 - 1850, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2008.02.009
2008
Whitty MT; Quigley LL, 2008, 'Emotional and sexual infidelity offline and in cyberspace', Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, vol. 34, pp. 461 - 468, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1752-0606.2008.00088.x
2008
Joinson A; Whitty M, 2008, 'Watched in the workplace', Infosecurity, vol. 5, pp. 38 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1754-4548(08)70014-7
2008
Whitty MT; Carville SE, 2008, 'Would I lie to you? Self-serving lies and other-oriented lies told across different media', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 24, pp. 1021 - 1031, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2007.03.004
2008
del Prado AM; Timothy Church A; Katigbak MS; Miramontes LG; Whitty MT; Curtis GJ; Vargas-Flores JDJ; Ibáñez-Reyes J; Ortiz FA; Reyes JAS, 2007, 'Culture, method, and the content of self-concepts: Testing trait, individual-self-primacy, and cultural psychology perspectives', Journal of Research in Personality, vol. 41, pp. 1119 - 1160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2007.02.002
2007
Whitty MT; McLaughlin D, 2007, 'Online recreation: The relationship between loneliness, Internet self-efficacy and the use of the Internet for entertainment purposes', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 23, pp. 1435 - 1446, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2005.05.003
2007
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'New rules in the workplace: Applying object-relations theory to explain problem Internet and email behaviour in the workplace', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 22, pp. 235 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2004.06.005
2006
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2005, 'Taking the good with the bad: Applying klein’s work to further our understandings of cyber-cheating', Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, vol. 4, pp. 103 - 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J398v04n02_10
2005
Whitty MT, 2005, 'Cyberstalking: Harassment in the Internet age and how to protect your family', BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 45, pp. 227 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azi005
2005
Whitty MT, 2005, 'The realness of cybercheating: Men's and women's representations of unfaithful internet relationships', Social Science Computer Review, vol. 23, pp. 57 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0894439304271536
2005
Whitty MT, 2004, 'Should filtering software be utilised in the workplace? Australian employees’ attitudes towards internet usage and surveillance of the internet in the workplace', Surveillance and Society, vol. 2, pp. 39 - 54
2004
Whitty MT, 2004, 'Cyber-flirting: An examination of men's and women's flirting behaviour both offline and on the internet', Behaviour Change, vol. 21, pp. 115 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/bech.21.2.115.55423
2004
Whitty MT, 2003, 'Cyber-Flirting: Playing at Love on the Internet', Theory & Psychology, vol. 13, pp. 339 - 357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0959354303013003003
2003
Whitty MT, 2003, 'Coping and defending: Age differences in maturity of defence mechanisms and coping strategies', Aging and Mental Health, vol. 7, pp. 123 - 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1360786031000072277
2003
Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2003, 'Cyberspace as potential space: Considering the web as a playground to cyber-flirt', Human Relations, vol. 56, pp. 869 - 891, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00187267030567005
2003
Whitty MT, 2003, 'Pushing the Wrong Buttons: Men's and Women's Attitudes toward Online and Offline Infidelity', Cyberpsychology and Behavior, vol. 6, pp. 569 - 579, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/109493103322725342
2003
McIntosh J; Tucci J; Grimwade J; Head D; Satyen L; Rogers B; Siebler P; Slater P; Street A; Chui WH; Whitty M, 2003, 'Book Review', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 9, pp. 273 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13229400.2003.11003898
2003
Whitty MT, 2002, 'Liar, liar! An examination of how open, supportive and honest people are in chat rooms', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 18, pp. 343 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0747-5632(01)00059-0
2002
Whitty M, 2002, 'Possible Selves: An Exploration of the Utility of a Narrative Approach', Identity, vol. 2, pp. 211 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/s1532706xid0203_02
2002
Sarantakos S; Parnell R; Slater P; Higgins DJ; Satyen L; Lindner H; Siebler P; Olson J; Whitty M; Chui WH, 2002, 'Review', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 8, pp. 113 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13229400.2002.11003869
2002
Crisp BR; Cameron H; Grimwade J; Porter L; Satyen L; Neufeld S; Slater P; Goldman JDG; Whitty M; Head D; Dreuth L; Sorantikos S; Murphy GC; Murtagh MJ, 2001, 'Book Reviews', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 7, pp. 108 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13229400.2001.11003851
2001
Whitty M; Gavin J, 2001, 'Age/sex/location: Uncovering the social cues in the development of online relationships', Cyberpsychology and Behavior, vol. 4, pp. 623 - 630, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/109493101753235223
2001
Whitty MT, 2001, 'The Myth of the Superwoman: Comparing Young Men’s and Women’s Stories of their Future Lives', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 7, pp. 87 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/jfs.7.1.87
2001
Grbich C; Grimwade J; Whitty M; Ainsworth F; Chui WH; Esdaile S; Dreuth L; While FA; Glanville L; Rogers B; Head D; Whelan T; Sarantakos S; Head D, 2001, 'Book Reviews', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 7, pp. 247 - 258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13229400.2001.11003860
2001
Boss P; Sarantakos S; Wells Y; Cameron H; Lysack C; Porter L; Crisp BR; Peppard J; Rogers B; Grimwade J; Whitty M; Dreuth L, 2000, 'Book Reviews', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 6, pp. 280 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13229400.2000.11003840
2000
Picton C; Wells Y; Ski C; Wells Y; Whitty M; Slater P; Bull MA; Apokis RC; Bissaker K; Cameron H; Gavin J; Grbich C; Lysack C; Sarantakos S, 1999, 'Book Reviews', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 5, pp. 267 - 280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13229400.1999.11003815
1999
Bissaker K; Bruce EJ; Goldman JDG; Grbich C; Whitty M; Leonard R; Lynch M; Grimwade J; Lysack C; Paul L; Rogers B; Sarantakos S; Slater P; Swinburne J; Webber R; Wells Y; Whitty M, 1998, 'Book Reviews', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 4, pp. 111 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13229400.1998.11003785
1998
Dutton WH; Helsper EJ; Whitty MT; Buckwalter G; Lee E, 'Mate Selection in the Network Society: The Role of the Internet in Reconfiguring Marriages in Australia, the United Kingdom and United States', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1275810
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2020                CSCRC. Cyber Risks of COVID-19 Response: Risks, Mitigations and Interventions of Mass Remote Working during the COVID-19 Outbreak.

 

PREVIOUS

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.

Organisational units
lensUNSW Institute for Cyber Security