NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A13030046 Page 1 of 1 We assessed an allegation of plagiarism in a proposal 1 submitted to NSF. The source2 for· the allegedly copied text and figures is referenced in the proposal, which also states specifically that the material in the source is the basis for the proposed work, cites the authors by name, and seeks funds for support of one of the authors in a postdoctoral research position. Accordingly, there is no substance to the allegation. This case is closed with no further action taken. 2 NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2013-04-05.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)