Plagiarism issues at the National Science Foundation
In a post titled Taxpayer-Funded Scientists Caught Plagiarizing Were Allowed To Keep Researching , Daily Caller reports on 23 incidents of plagiarism by scientists seeking funding from the National Science Foundation [NSF].
Researchers submit some dubious justifications for their plagiarism. The principal researcher on one project was caught using someone else’s material without attribution, and argued that “the use of quotation marks around directly copied text in his proposals was not required by the standards of his research community,”
The Daily Caller cites to an earlier post: