Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
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AGORA: Ideas and Concepts
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24 Aug 2017
AGORA: Ideas and Concepts | Highlight paper |  | 24 Aug 2017

Could disruptive technologies also reform academia?

Casparus J. Crous

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