NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION ·OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A12030022 Pagel of 1 Through our proactive review of plagiarism, we discovered a significant amount of copied text in an NSF proposal 1 and opened this case. A more detailed review found that the author of the source text (the source author) was a collaborator on the proposal? Given the collaboration of the source author with the PI on this project, and the fact that no other copied text was discovered within the proposal, this case is closed. 1 [Redacted] 2 [Redacted] NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
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)