NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A14070035 Page 1 of 1 NSF OIG received an allegation of plagiarism in a declined NSF proposa1. 1 Our initial review identified potential plagiarism. We contacted the Pf seeking an explanation. The PI's response to our letter dispelled the allegation, leaving umesolved only a de minimis amount of inadequately cited text. We sent the PI a Questionable Research Practice letter, reminding him to ensure appropriate citation in future submissions to NSF. Accordingly, this case is closed with no further action taken. NSF OIG Form 2 (11102)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2014-11-03.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)