ACORN Three Minute Thesis 2021 videos


The ACORN Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition celebrates the exciting perioperative research conducted by Australian higher degree research students. The 3MT cultivates students’ academic, presentation and research communication skills. The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.

Thank you to the 2021 participants for the time and effort they put into preparing and presenting their 3MT videos. THe videos are availablet o view below.


Improving operating room safety and function through more inclusive design

Kasey Irwin

University of Adelaide

School of Nursing


How do graduate nurses develop a sense of belonging in the operating theatre?

Erin Wakefield

Monash University

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences