NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A12060041 Page 1 of 1 OIG received an allegation of plagiarism in a proposa1. 1 The allegedly copied text was in a supplementary portion ofthe proposal written by two collaborators2 of the PI3 and was taken from a paper authored by one of the collaborators. Copying text from one's own work is not considered plagiarism by NSF. Therefore, the allegation was not substantiated. Accordingly, this case is closed. 2 NSF OIG Form 2 (11102)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2012-08-06.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)