NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: Al2120084 Page 1 of 1 NSF OIG received a complaint that prior work should have been cited in a paper 1 submitted to an online database 2 . This paper discussed research related to an NSF grant. Because the complaint did not contain an actionable allegation of research misconduct as defined in NSF regulations/ we determined that the matter was best resolved by informing the cognizant program officer4 of the concern raised to our office. Accordingly, this case is closed with no further action taken. 4- 3 45 CFR689 NSF OIG Form 4 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2013-02-20.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)