NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: 112020009 Page 1 of 1 I! The investigation initiated from a referral from another agency. 1 The agency received an i allegation that a researcher2 from a university3 submitted duplicate research proposals to the agency4 and NSF. The agency provided a copy of the award proposal submitted by the researcher. The agency / requested we obtain the researcher's NSF proposal. We confirmed the researcher had an NSF award. 5 The researcher disclosed her agency award to NSF prior to the start of the NSF award. NSF-OIGand the agency reviewed the award proposals submitted by the researcher. NSF-OIG and agency reviews found the proposed research projects were different. The investigation did not substantiate the researcher received funding for duplicate research projects. Accordingly, this investigation is closed. NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2012-03-13.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)