NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A06020004 Page 1of 1 In December 2005, a complainant told NSF a PI'S proposal1 contained statements on Broader Impact in the Project Summary taken from someone else's webpage. The complainant included the search URL. The URL the complainant provided linked to a document no longer available on the web. There is no cached version available. The subject submitted two proposals at the same time.2 We r a n both proposals through our plagiarism software. Neither proposal had any indicators of copied text. With no evidence of copying, we were unable to substantiate this allegation. Accordingly, this case is closed. - The other roposal is P 2
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2006-04-27.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)