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rigour

(US), rigor
Maths Logic logical validity or accuracy

rigor

[′rig·ər]
(medicine)
Stiffness.
A chill associated with muscular contraction and tremor.
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On GPA, they made the assumption that because more education students received honors, the rigor of the programs tends to be less," Houser says.
Our research practices have always applied the rigor needed for protection of participants and high quality data, but by codifying these practices in our SOPs, we have strengthened our ability to manage human research according to established principles of ethical conduct and methods of ensuring scientific integrity of the process and data generated.
While the AEE's definition outlines a philosophy, it fails to address the means by which to guarantee and assess the academic rigor of the experience.
He was born in Babylon, New York on 14 July 1965 and formed the thrash metal band Rigor Mortis in 1983.
The paramedic replied: "But if you look sir, that's what we call rigor mortis.
To address these challenges, ACT and America's Choice introduced superintendents at the Symposium to the groundbreaking Rigor & Readiness initiative.
Since the 1970s, meat-packing plants have used electro-stimulation on animal carcasses to reduce time to rigor mortis to one hour or less, which produces more tender meat.
A formal effort to examine the concept of academic rigor at a two-year open admissions institution was welcomed by both administrators and faculty.
Sanders explained that rigor mortis is the stiffening of the body's muscles after death.
Rigor without relevance can enable a student to be successful in school but fail once he or she no longer has structure and guidance.
From the high drama of the supermarket checkout line to the rigors of shopping with kids to the agony of deciding on a new Easter bonnet, fabric for a dress, or a wedding ring, our artists had no problem filling the bill with the very latest in "consumer art.