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News/media from UCL, updated by UCL Media Relations. DM or email your news tips: mynews@ucl.ac.uk Follow @ucl for highlights of UCL life & @uclevents for events

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We looked inside some of the tweets by @uclnews and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

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9 hours
Average replies
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Average retweets
6
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21 / 100
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

68. in country United Kingdom and category Education

460. in country United Kingdom and category Society

585. in category Education

Covid-19 regulations are not “fully understood” by nearly 90 per cent of the public, according to the country’s largest study of lockdown attitudes led by Dr @Daisy_Fancourt @UCL_IEHC @UCLPopHealthSci as reported by @JackHardy9 @Telegraph https://t.co/o7MWM4GUuu (£)

Quoted @OksanaPyzikUCL

Pleasure to speak to the brill @TomSwarbrick1 @LBC re: #TestTrace w/ only 60% of contacts reached we don't even know where the #outbreaks are moving, blinding us as we move into Winter. This means more blanket restrictions ahead vs targeted approach. @uclnews @UCLLifeSciences https://t.co/8zMDkQ1nms

The UK's testing and tracing system is "essentially the most important ticket towards economic recovery", but has been neglected and its importance is currently not being sufficiently communicated to the public, argues @OksanaPyzikUCL @School_Pharmacy @UCLLifeSciences https://t.co/saIKm1eQ3I

Twice as many people completely quit smoking after the COVID-19 lockdown began in March as did before the restrictions, finds a new study by @DrSarahEJackson & Prof @jamiebrown10 @UCL_BSH reported by @ianabridged @MailOnline https://t.co/gB5vzk5SI6

Dr Leonie Tanczer @leotanczt @UCLSTEaPP speaks to @BBCClick for a special episode exploring how smart devices are exploited for domestic abuse. She describes how buying and maintaining a device can give a perpetrator a lot of control https://t.co/yXOjuGGgxM (from 4 mins 9 secs) https://t.co/ZimxGwnO9a

Dr Leonie Tanczer @leotanczt @UCLSTEaPP speaks to @BBCClick for a special episode exploring how smart devices are exploited for domestic abuse. She describes how buying and maintaining a device can give a perpetrator a lot of control https://t.co/yXOjuGGgxM (from 4 mins 9 secs) https://t.co/ZimxGwnO9a

Covid-19 patients with high levels of an immune system activating protein are in danger of developing pneumonia, finds research by Dr Rajeev Gupta @uclcancer @uclmedsci which could lead to a blood test identifying patients with high pneumonia risk https://t.co/arMWXfqG5I

"When you get used to a threat you underestimate it even more”: Prof Tali Sharot @affectivebrain @uclpals explains the optimism bias and her research finding that most people believe themselves to be at less risk from the virus than the average person https://t.co/CQPStrRmYW

Professor Andrew Hayward @UCL_IEHC @UCLPopHealthSci talks to @jonsnowC4 and questions whether the latest #COVID19 restrictions will be enough to 'turn the curve' on transmissions and says they only tackle part of the problem in the spread of the virus https://t.co/PuYP9nScRA

"Alert systems need to be clear & easy for everyone to understand. Yet, to date, the UK’s national alert system has created confusion & been largely ignored.": Dr @CarinaFearnley @stsucl @uclmaps examines the UK's #COVID19 alert levels in @ConversationUK https://t.co/T13Vti8stF

Programmes to reduce dementia risk by targeting smoking, high blood pressure and hearing loss could reduce dementia rates by 8.5%, while saving £1.9 billion annually, finds a study led by Dr @Naaheed_Mukadam & Prof @Gill_Livingston @UCLPsychiatry https://t.co/GqMe9fidtH

A new online tool which could help eliminate tuberculosis in countries with low transmission rates by identifying who is at highest risk, has been developed by researchers led by Dr @Rishi_K_Gupta & @ProfIAbubakar @UCLGlobalHealth. Read in @GdnDevelopment https://t.co/FLZLnVm1xc

Paper recycling may only help against climate change if it is powered by renewable energy, finds a new modelling study by Prof Paul Ekins @UCL_ISR, Prof @JuliaStegemann @CEGE_UCL & Dr @StijnvanEwijk @Yale. Published in @naturesustainab https://t.co/ryo9kuZIaE https://t.co/1LQy8R02FP

Paper recycling may only help against climate change if it is powered by renewable energy, finds a new modelling study by Prof Paul Ekins @UCL_ISR, Prof @JuliaStegemann @CEGE_UCL & Dr @StijnvanEwijk @Yale. Published in @naturesustainab https://t.co/ryo9kuZIaE https://t.co/1LQy8R02FP

Congratulations to four @ucl academics - Dr @hernanaburbano @uclbiosciences, Dr @emilyadawson @stsucl, Prof Paul Davies @UCLLaws & Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite @UCLHistory - who have been honoured with a 2020 Philip Leverhulme Prize @LeverhulmeTrust

https://t.co/FZyfD4WX0x https://t.co/svm83XRZph

Congratulations to four @ucl academics - Dr @hernanaburbano @uclbiosciences, Dr @emilyadawson @stsucl, Prof Paul Davies @UCLLaws & Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite @UCLHistory - who have been honoured with a 2020 Philip Leverhulme Prize @LeverhulmeTrust https://t.co/FZyfD4WX0x https://t.co/svm83XRZph

The UK could lose out on 37% of foreign direct investment into the country after #Brexit due to leaving the Single European Market, finds a new study by Prof @NauroCampos & Dr Randolph Bruno @UCLSSEES w/ @LSEnews as reported by @BrusselsTimes #Brexit https://t.co/vq04KjRYFh

Launching today, @ucl's Beyond Boundaries conference brings together world-leading experts, including former New Zealand Prime Minister @HelenClarkNZ, to explore how universities can galvanise research & teaching to support the delivery of the @UN_SDG

https://t.co/sRRBYRJMwf https://t.co/PrDtatGHeS

Launching today, @ucl's Beyond Boundaries conference brings together world-leading experts, including former New Zealand Prime Minister @HelenClarkNZ, to explore how universities can galvanise research & teaching to support the delivery of the @UN_SDG https://t.co/sRRBYRJMwf https://t.co/PrDtatGHeS

In honour of #DLDawarenessday, Prof Courtenay Norbury @lilacCourt @UCLPALS and Cheryl Dyer explain the challenges children with developmental language disorder face to @tes and call for teachers and schools to use more techniques to help pupils. https://t.co/br6UfyX3au

17% of Brits are hesitant about a Covid vaccine, finds a study by Dr @DenizSalali @UCLanthropology reports @BawdenTom @theipaper. Immunisation expert Prof @HelenEBedford @UCLchildhealth said the levels of hesitancy could be seen as a “good starting place” https://t.co/sejtXeeKO8

The world’s largest trees are much heavier and may be able to store more carbon than previously thought, finds research by Prof @mathiasdisney @UCLgeography and reported by @bwebster135 in the @thetimes https://t.co/PKhWJB417I

How might London be affected by Covid compared to other regions? Profs David Alexander @Chirpishly @UCLIRDR & James Cheshire @spatialanalysis @UCLgeography discuss various factors inc. herd immunity & home working w/ @LindaGeddes @iansample @guardiannews https://t.co/cRNP2MZpoR

Data centres, the engines of the digital economy, are pushing the limits of existing technology. Dr @georgioszervas @ucleeenews @UCLEngineering talks to @TheEngineerUK about the optical innovations needed to meet our rapidly increasing demand for data https://t.co/Bm8vfWXPRv

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