Our research

We’re the world's leading solar & renewable energy research school.

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SPREE research projects are supported by $67 million in external funding for 2019-20, with $8.2 million in industry partnerships.

With funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), our research initiatives continue to deliver world records in photovoltaic cell efficiencies year-on-year and in over 40 years of innovation. Our award-winning researchers are working at the leading edge of the materials sciences in collaborations with our institutional partners both across Australia and overseas.

Get to know our people and their ground-breaking work in solar PV and renewable energy by exploring our current research groups, their projects and world-class lab facilities. You can also search our staff members to find the right supervisor for you.

Our research degrees

We offer comprehensive pathways into a research career in solar and renewables. Explore our postgraduate research degrees and take your study to the next level.

Our people

Meet our leadership team or connect with a lecturer, supervisor, professor, research associate and more using our search tool. Contact our Communications Officer to submit all media inquiries.