Iourin v University of Oxford 
Decision NumberEAT 108
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The claimant has been employed by the respondent since 1994 as a postdoctoral research scientist. The issues arose in relation to the relationship that the claimant had with another colleague, Ms. A. They had a good professional working relationship until 2016. In April 2016, Ms A submitted a grievance stating that the claimant sexually harassed her. This related to leaving a note a gift on her desk as well as an alleged incident taking place in the claimant’s car.
The grievance was not upheld and Ms A appealed. The claimant issued his own grievance at the same time. The claimant’s grievance related to the request that he work away from the
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