NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A06080038 11 Page 1 of 1 11 A plagiarism proactive review identified possible plagiarism and misattribution of text within a proposal.1The subject2was contacted and responded to the allegations. Evidence indicated that the subject did not intend to copy the limited amount of non-attributed or misattributed text. Evidence also indicated that some of the text identified as misattributed was in fact correctly attributed. Lastly, evidence did not substantiate a pattern of research misconduct as the subject had no other proposals submitted to NSF. Accordingly, this case is closed. r l l NSF OIG Form 2 (1 1/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2006-10-10.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)