NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A14090046 Page 1 ofl In compliance with NSF policy, a Program Officer1 referred an allegation of plagiarism he received from a PJ2 to the OIG. The PI had complained that while his proposal was declined, a proposaJ3 that was based on research copied from one of his arXiv preprints4 was funded. The PI said his concerns were not interpreted correctly, and he had not meant to make an allegation and did not want an investigation. He had meant only to discuss his programmatic concerns about his proposals and the rev1ew process. Accordingly, this case is closed with no further action taken. 1 2 3 4 NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2014-10-14.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)