NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: I-16-0048-O Page 1 of 1 We received an allegation that an NSF proposal1 contained substantial amounts of copied text from a single source. 2 In response to our inquiry about the copied text, the PI responded that the first author 3 of the paper helped write the proposal, but was barred by the institution from being a Co-PI. We sent the PI a QRP letter reminding him that all authors of a proposal must be acknowledged. This case is closed with no further action taken. 1 2 3 NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2017-06-15.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)