NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: 1-17-0016-0 Page 1of1 We received an allegation that a Subject 1 plagiarized text in an NSF proposal for a Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (Proposal). 2 Specifically it was alleged that the Proposal contained text copied from a completed dissertation. 3 We reviewed the Proposal and found de minimis copied text from the dissertation. We found no other copied text in the Proposal. We sent the Subject a letter reminding him of his responsibility to appropriately cite all material in documents submitted to NSF. Accordingly, this case is closed with no further action taken. NSF OIG Form 2 ( 11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2017-02-22.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)