NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTJGA TlONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: Al2050030 Page 1 of 1 During an investigative review of recent awards, 1 NSF OIG identified a proposae that contained copied text that was not appropriately cited. In this case, NSF OIG determined the PI's 3 actions did not rise to the level of research misconduct because while the copied text was not adequately distinguished from the original text, the sources for the copied text were included in the proposal and references. The PI was sent a letter reminding him to carefully and fully cite and distinguish all source materials. Accordingly, this case is closed. NSF OIG Form 2 (11 /02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2012-06-21.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)