NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: Al3050065 Page 1 of 1 Closeout Our office received an allegation that the research ideas in an NSF Proposal 1 were substaritially similar to those in a journal article. We reviewed the NSF Proposal for plagiarized text but did not find apparently copied text; upon further communication with the complainant, she clarified that she believed the recent journal article had plagiarized from the NSF Proposal research team and not vice-versa. Our office has no jurisdiction over the journal article in question. Accordingly, this case is closed and no further action will be taken. NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2013-08-23.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)