(n.) A mowing, or that which is gathered by mowing; -- chiefly used in composition; as, an aftermath.
(1) Hoursoglou thinks a shortage of skilled people with a good grounding in core subjects such as maths and science is a potential problem for all manufacturers.
(2) The organisation initially focused on education, funding the Indian company BYJU’s, which helps students learn maths and science, and the Nigerian company Andela, which trains African software developers.
(3) That motivation is echoed by Nicola Saunders, 25, an Edinburgh University graduate who has just been called to the bar to practise as a barrister and is tutoring Moses, an ex-convict, in maths.
(4) A graduate can earn £240,000 more than a non-maths graduate.
(5) "Our common sense is often our worst enemy," said Marcus du Sautoy , the Oxford maths professor who will be appearing in the Barbican season.
(6) The number of pupils achieving level four in English and maths has more than doubled in a year, and is now above local and national averages, while all of the pupils are judged to have progressed at least two levels in English.
(7) The OECD pinned the blame for the disadvantage for girls in maths and science on low expectations among parents and teachers, as well as lack of self-confidence and what it called the ability to “think like a scientist” in answering problems.
(8) The 10 most popular subjects, in order, were: English, maths, biology, psychology, history, chemistry, art and design studies, general studies, physics and media studies.
(9) From the patient population of a learning disorders clinic, a group of 72 "relative math underachievers" was selected for achievement test performance below grade level on mathematics but at or above grade level on reading, with a difference of at least 1.5 standard deviation between the two.
(10) The truth was that he had failed his maths O-level at his local school and completed a City and Guilds in catering at Glasgow College of Food Technology.
(11) They then wrote essays justifying their ideas for the new classroom; provided a budget, using a variety of maths skills; created an inventory of furniture, lighting and other items; producing a 3D scale model of their classroom and a 2D computer-generated picture.
(12) You might have to do a math problem a few times before you get it right, or read something a few times before you understand it, or do a few drafts of a paper before it's good enough to hand in.
(13) "If my math is correct, if Costa Rica score a second, Uruguay will only need a draw to progress alongside Los Ticos," reckons Vitor Ta.
(14) Abir was killed as she, her sister and two friends went to buy sweets following a maths exam at their school in Anata, near Jerusalem on the West Bank side of the separation wall.
(15) When I compare what our children are expected to know in maths to gain a good grade at GCSE, or when I look at what their peers are learning in foreign languages in other EU countries, I have a strong sense that we are letting our children down and failing to equip them adequately for future challenges in foreign languages, either in their GCSE and A-level courses or in the wider world.
(16) In 2013, 75% of pupils gained five A*-C grades at GCSE including English and maths, despite 72% of pupils being eligible for free school meals.
(17) He also said he wanted to make it clear that he was not talking about a requirement for people to do both science and maths but merely one of those subjects.
(18) The GCSE would be replaced by an English Baccalaureate certificate, with the first students beginning syllabuses in English, maths and sciences from 2015, with exams in 2017, to be followed by history, geography and languages.
(19) The pages have many cross-outs and insertions in meticulous penmanship – with an open acknowledgment that some of the maths was beyond even him.
(20) It's not the students who need maths as a prerequisite for future employment or studies.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sleep
() a. & n. from Sleep.
(1) AEDs may also have differential effects on nighttime sleep.
(2) It is supposed that delta-sleep peptide along with other oligopeptides is one of the factors determining individual animal resistance to emotional stress, which is supported by significant delta-sleep peptide increase in hypothalamus in stable rats.
(3) For assessment of clinical status, investigators must rely on the use of standardized instruments for patient self-reporting of fatigue, mood disturbance, functional status, sleep disorder, global well-being, and pain.
(4) We investigated whether these peptides also affect the sleep EEG in humans when given intravenously by comparing polysomnographically the effects of four boluses of (1) placebo, (2) 50 micrograms GHRH or (3) 50 micrograms SRIF administered at 22.00, 23.00, 24.00 and 1.00 h to 7 male controls.
(5) Polygraphic recordings during sleep were performed on 18 elderly persons (age range: 64-100 years).
(6) This was carried out on the healthy subjects for a total of 12 nights without medication (control nights asleep), a total of 12 nights following 40 mg of flucortolone the previous morning, and a total of 6 nights with similar blood sampling when sleep was prevented (control nights awake).
(7) Although temazepam was effective for maintaining sleep with short-term use, there was rapid development of tolerance for this effect with intermediate-term use.
(8) The occurrence of episodes of desaturation during sleep in patients suffering from chronic airflow obstruction is well known.
(9) A lower than normal percentage of REM sleep in these patients was consistent with their retarded intellectual development, which supports current thinking that REM sleep may be a sensitive index of brain function integrity.
(10) Amine metabolites, 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5HIAA), and homovanillic acid (HVA) were not substantially affected by sleep deprivation, although there was a significant interaction of clinical response and direction of 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol (MHPG) change.
(11) Results of sleep sampling under electroencephalographic control of the assessment of GH secretion are comparable to conventional pharmacological studies in terms of efficiency, sensitivity, and percentage false-negatives.
(12) Sleep was defined behaviorally as failure to respond to the faint auditory RT cue.
(13) We have evaluated the action of hypnotics on the sleep-wakefulness cycle in freely implanted rats during their maximally active period because it is easier to estimate the duration of the sedative effect.
(14) However, patients can be taught how to retard the onset of wrinkles by avoiding unprotected sun exposure, unnecessary facial movements, and certain sleeping positions.
(15) The analogy with infant sleep patterns and results of studies of brain function in narcoleptics suggest that forebrain inhibitory processes are more important in narcoleptic symptomology than is brainstem dysfunction.
(16) In short term clinical studies, the beneficial effects of transdermal estradiol on plasma gonadotrophins, maturation of the vaginal epithelium, metabolic parameters of bone resorption and menopausal symptoms (hot flushes, sleep disturbance, genitourinary discomfort and mood alteration) appear to be comparable to those of oral and subcutaneous estrogens, while the undesirable effects of oral estrogens on hepatic metabolism are avoided.
(17) Sleep alterations in addicted newborns could be related to central nervous system (CNS) distress caused by withdrawal.
(18) "Our black, Muslim and Jewish citizens will sleep much less easily now the BBC has legitimised the BNP by treating its racist poison as the views of just another mainstream political party when it is so uniquely evil and dangerous."
(19) Stage REM frequently appeared within 10 min of stage 1 onset and the normal sequence of stages REM and 4 were altered, demonstrating that the organization of sleep within a nap is quite different from that in monophasic nocturnal sleep.
(20) This result is discussed in terms of either a function of time-of-day effect or of prior sleep intensity.