NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A12020009 Page 1 of 1 '!\ Our office received an allegation of plagiarism in a proposal 1 a Subjecf submitted to NSF. We reviewed the proposal and identified only a minimal amount of copied text that lacked quotation, citation, and reference. We did identify additional inappropriately cited text, but we noted that though the text lacked demarcation from the surrounding text, it was cited and I I I referenced. We identified no copied text in another proposae the Subject had solely authored. We sent the Subject a Questionable Research Practice letter, reminding him of his responsibility to submit proposal to NSF that include appropriate citation of sources. I Accordingly, this case is closed. NSF OIG Form 2 (I 1/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2012-03-13.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)