Prof. Dr. Michael Seadle has written on a wide range of subjects including long term digital archiving, research methodology, copyright, digitization, computing management, and German history. He has been principal investigator on grants from the German Research Foundation (DFG), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS). His current research areas are research integrity and long term digital archiving.
He currently serves as Director of the Berlin School for Library and Information Science (Institut für Bibliothek- und Informationswissenschaft) at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, as well as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts I, and chair of the Commission on Research Ethics (Wissenschaftliches Fehlverhalten) and chair of the University Council. He is the editor of two academic journals. He is a founding co-director of the HEADT Centre (Humboldt Elsevier Advanced Data and Text Centre) and head of its research integrity unit.
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Prof. Seadle has had a long engagement with research integrity issues through his work as editor and as head of the university’s Commission on Research Malpractice.