CERN as an international scientific collaboration
1. Tomsk Polytechnic University
It´s not a secret that scientific development has been much faster recently, first of all because of booming information technologies, as they dictate the world what it should be in the next moment. Everything changes, including approaches to scientific research. That is why nowadays such phenomenon as scientific collaborations have become very popular. In this article, the authors derive the definition of a scientific collaboration compiled on the basis of various approaches applicable to collaborations. The example of the major scientific collaboration of CERN (European Center for Nuclear Research) emphasizes the importance of each aspect in the derived definition and concludes that the unambiguous definition of the scientific collaboration is further applicable in further fundamental studies of this phenomenon.
Keywords: organizational stucture, network, CERN, Science collaboration