Tianjin Technology Awards Conference was held in Tianjin on February 26, 2015. Thirteen achievements including five first prizes, five second prizes and three third prizes were awarded to Tianjin University. The number of first prizes and the total awards accomplished by Tianjin University ranked the highest among all universities in Tianjin.
On February 25, 2015, the fourth National Art Exhibition of College Students was held in Tianjin. Tianjin University was one of the hosts of this event and the key organizer of its art education forum. At this event, Tianjin University gave a cultural and art performance of an original piece created by Tianjin University named "University" which received considerable acclaims.
In collaboration with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the General Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, the research team led by Professor Yuan Xubo at the School of Materials Science and Engineering of Tianjin University developed a novel class of delivery vectors for microRNA leading to clinical applications for cancer therapy.