oversight

Plagiarism (Verbatim)

Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2012-04-23.

Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)

                                                NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDAT-ION
                                                 OFFICE OF INSPECTGR GENERAL
                                                   OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS

                                           CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM
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 Case Number: A12030020                                                                      Page 1 of 1
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         Through our proactive review of plagiarism, we discovered a significant amokt of copied text in
         an NSF proposal 1 and opened this case. A more detailed review found that thbauthor of the
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         source text was a collaborator on the proposal? Given the collaboration of th~ source author

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         with the PI on this project, and the fact that no other copied text was discover!d within the
         proposal, this case is clnsed.

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NSF OIG Form 2 ( 11102)