This spring was really eventful. Our group took part in the R course: Data Exploration, Regression, GLM & GAM with introduction to R. It was hold in Lisbon. After 8 hours continuous concentration it was great the refresh our brain at the warm mediterranean air outside the city. In daytime Alan Zuur and Elena Ieno gave us a really exciting presentation about how to use R to build up models on our data. The most exciting part of the lessons was when they brought real examples from literature and their own research, for which questions and how can we use this statistical methods.