NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A05030008 ' 11 Page 1 of 1 January 9,2006 This matter involves the reopening of a prior case1containing an allegation that an individual2was retaliated against by the subject3because he disclosed to NSF that a colleague may have committed research misconduct. The original allegation was brought to NSF OIG many years ago. We reviewed the old case file, relevant federal and state documents and other materials. Given the passage of time, the resulting difficulty in investigatingthis matter, an analysis of the relevant federal and state documents and a consideration of the remedial actions that subject has taken to date, we conclude that there is no additional investigation or action necessary for NSF OIG to take at the present time. Accordingly, this case is closed. ' [redacted] [redacted] [redacted] NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2006-01-19.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)