Closeout for M99030016 O a M a r c h 1999, we were contacted by an individual' requesting information about concerns about incorrect data gathering and analysis conducted and published by two scientist^.^ The individual attributed the errors to inexperience rather than intentional inappropriate data manipulation. The individual said that the scientists' institution had reviewed the issue and concluded that it involved honest errors and that another federal agency3was currently reviewing it. We determined that NSF had not provided funding for this research and closed this matter without further inquiry. Cc: Integrity, IG ' The individual was Ms. * The scientists were Drs f- thc-within the Department of 0
Fabrication of Substance in Proposal
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1999-03-04.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)