NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A12030015 Page 1 of 1 Our office received allegations that a PI1 submitted duplicate proposals2 which also contained falsified or fabricated data. The PI provided information to dispel the allegations. However, our review of the matter concluded the PI mistakenly included an incorrect figure that was mislabeled. A questionable research practice warning letter will be sent to the PI. Accordingly, this case is closed with no further action taken. NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Data Tampering / Sabotage / Fabrication
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2013-03-13.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)