NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A14090050 Page 1of1 An NSF program officer1 notified our office of an alleged breach of confidentiality. A co- PI2 on an NSF proposal3 accused another researcher4 of serving on panel reviews that negatively reviewed the co-PI's proposal and another proposal5 in the same program, with which the co-PI was not affiliated. The program officer alleged the breach stemmed from another program officer6 involved in the program. Our review of the matter determined the allegations were not substantiated. Accordingly, this case is closed with no further action taken. NSF OIG Form 2 (11102)
Peer Review violation
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2017-04-29.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)