Closeout for M99080045 On August 31, 1999, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) received a letter alleging possible fabrication data by two research scientists' funded by NSF grants.2 As this letter provided no specific details of this alleged fabrication of data, our office requested additional information from the ~ o m ~ l a i n a n tHowever, .~ the complainant could not provide any specific details or documentary evidence and agreed the allegation could be the result of a simple misunderstanding. Accordingly, this inquiry is closed. Cc: Integrity, IG 1 [footnote redacted] 2 [footnote redacted] 3 [footnote redacted] Page 1 of 1
Data Tampering / Sabotage / Fabrication
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1999-09-28.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)